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posted by Nell Minow

As you get your school supplies ready and finish up those last assignments on the summer reading list, see if you can answer these questions about movies set in school.

1.  A tough cop goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher.

2. This classic based on a true story is about an English woman who travels to the other side of the world to teach the many children of a king.

3. It’s Saturday, but these five kids have to spend the day in the library for detention.

4. In this touching documentary, a community with very few minorities finds an especially compelling way to teach their children about the Holocaust.

5. A book by Roald Dahl is the basis for this movie about a girl from an awful family who is befriended by a kind-hearted teacher.


6. A musician pretends to be a substitute teacher to make money and ends up turning his class into a rock group.

7. In this body-switching classic, a mother finds out what her daughter’s life is like when she has to spend a day in her daughter’s classes.

8. Undercover cops pretend to be high school students to catch drug dealers in this movie based on a television series.

9. A high school drama teacher decides his class should put on musical sequel to “Hamlet.”

10. Four high school girls form a witches’ coven and get revenge on the classmates who were mean to them.


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