EVERY CHILD LEFT BEHIND by Dennis Danziger

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A veteran teacher administers a federally mandated test to his class of low-achieving students. Their scores dictate whether he will continue teaching or lose his job.

THIS PLAY FORMS PART OF THE LARGER PLAY – THE SEX TAPES OF RICHARD NIXON – THE COMPLETE COLLECTION

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CHARACTERS

Mr. or Ms. Sampson – a public school teacher (not white), empathic and exhausted, 50s,

Janelle Dawson – a smart, well-to-do African American who likes to be left alone, 17.

Jorge Villareal – a recent arrival to American, overly attentive, lonely, lost, Latino, 15 – 18

Ed Johannassen – a high-strung white kid ready to get in anyone’s face, 15 – 18

Skateboarder – a boy or girl who will do anything to avoid going to class, 15 – 18

Officer Tonya Campbell – a campus cop eager to shackle anyone for any offense, female, 25 – 35

Mrs. Thompson – a bossy administrator who should have been forced into retirement 30 years ago, 50s – 60s.

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 15 minutes

 

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