West Texas, 1955: A musician (John Travolta) on the run from the law decides to lay low by taking a teaching job at a school for wayward boys. Pitching the classical curriculum, he reaches the troubled teens through rock 'n' roll, but his shaking of the apple cart might have serious consequences. Finger-popping rouser co-stars James Walters, Richard Jordan, Heather Graham, Linda Fiorentino, and, in her screen debut, Gwyneth Paltrow. 89 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.