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Sixth-grade teacher in a Mexican border town upends convention for students realize their potential
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A sixth-grade teacher in a Mexican border town upends convention so that his students might realize their potential in this engrossing, fact-based drama.
Paloma lives next door to a dump and dreams of being an astronaut. Quick-witted Nico shares a seaside shack with an older brother, both seemingly destined as fodder in the illegal drug trade.
Observant and kind, Lupita cannot even begin to imagine a future for herself as she raises her younger siblings.
These are the impoverished students whose lives Sergio (Eugenio Derbez, Coda charismatic music teacher) intends to change.
Tired of public education failing kids, he ditches the standard curriculum in favor of improvisation, adopting student-centered learning in his classes.
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