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Reinventing a South Bronx School

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In the first year of a South Bronx public high school, visionary rookie principal Edward Tom leads teachers, students, and their parents in their biggest gamble yet.

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About the Film

About the Film

Learn more about Principal Tom's unique approach to education reform.

Episodes of Independent Lens11

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TRAPPED

Watch this episode through July 20th.

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TRAPPED

1:20:31

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Watch this film through June 27th.

1:25:31

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

1:25:31

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Knocking

Watch this episode through June 29th.

57:02

Knocking

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Dogtown Redemption

Watch this episode through August 14th.

55:31

Dogtown Redemption

55:31

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Clips of Independent Lens509

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Informed Consent

Trapped premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 20, 2016.

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Informed Consent

0:45

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Puzzling Women's Health Regulations

Trapped premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 20, 2016.

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Puzzling Women's Health Regulations

1:26

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Teen Rape Victim Turned Away

Trapped premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 20, 2016.

1:32

Teen Rape Victim Turned Away

1:32

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Unnecessary Equipment

Trapped premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 20, 2016.

1:57

Unnecessary Equipment

1:57

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A Former Minister Living on the Streets

Dogtown Redemption premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 16, 2016.

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A Former Minister Living on the Streets

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Miss Kay

Dogtown Redemption premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 16, 2016.

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Miss Kay

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Recyclers vs. NIMBYs

Dogtown Redemption premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 16, 2016.

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Recyclers vs. NIMBYs

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Recycling Balancing Act

Dogtown Redemption premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 16, 2016.

1:42

Recycling Balancing Act

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Previews of Independent Lens196

Video thumbnail: Independent Lens Coming to Independent Lens: T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

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Coming to Independent Lens: T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, August 2, 2016.

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Coming to Independent Lens: T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

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Coming to Independent Lens: Trapped

Trapped premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, June 20, 2016.

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Coming to Independent Lens: Trapped

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Coming to Independent Lens: Dogtown Redemption

Dogtown Redemption premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 16, 2016.

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Coming to Independent Lens: Dogtown Redemption

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Coming to Independent Lens: The Armor of Light

The Armor of Light premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

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Coming to Independent Lens: The Armor of Light

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