Blackboard Wars centers on a high school tarnished by failing academic performance and stigmatized by a culture of violence. Granted unprecedented access, cameras go behind the scenes to follow no-nonsense principal Dr. Marvin Thompson and education maverick Steve Barr as they embark together on an unpredictable mission to reinvent and revive the struggling school. Throughout the series, viewers will witness the daily challenges the staff face as their students struggle with a range of emotionally demanding obstacles including homelessness, violence, drug use and teenage pregnancy. Tensions mount as teachers work to earn the trust of the students amidst intense scrutiny from the community.

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-02-16

Blackboard Wars - Blackboard - Netflix

A blackboard (also known as a chalkboard) is a reusable writing surface on which text or drawings are made with sticks of calcium sulfate or calcium carbonate, known, when used for this purpose, as chalk. Blackboards were originally made of smooth, thin sheets of black or dark grey slate stone.

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Blackboard Jungle Chalkboard gag from The Simpsons Chalkzone Conic Sections Rebellion, an 1830 student uprising when Yale students were required to draw their own diagrams on the blackboard Sidewalk chalk Slate Sound of fingernails scraping chalkboard Whiteboard Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings Tacita Dean, an artist who often uses blackboards in her work

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