|The Build Me a World poster by Fancy Rhino|
The Howard School of Academics and Technology has long been infamous in Chattanooga as one of the city's poorest, lowest performing, and most troubled schools. 2012 is the first year since No Child Left Behind was instituted by George Bush that it has moved off the priority list of failing schools. The documentary puts camera in the hands of Howard high school students to bring both the film maker and audiences into their tumultuous world, but offers a message of hope that shows how the school is turning itself back into the great school it once was.
|The lobby of the historic Tivoli Theater, |
where the Build Me a World premier was hosted
|Photo of the Howard School building by Fancy Rhino|
Check back Monday for a whole post on the rest of Chattanooga's schools and where some of the best educational options are!