Sandy Dennis, Patrick Bedford, Eileen Heckart. A spirited young woman joins the teaching staff at an inner-city school with all the right intentions and tries to make a difference. But soon she finds herself in an all-too-common situation where students are full of despair amidst the educational chaos. Based on Bel Kaufman's bestseller. Directed by Robert Mulligan. 1967/color/124 min/NR/widescreen.