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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    While I think that this is a creative way to engage students- how qualified are these celebrities to actually teach? This seems more like an experiment for a reality show than an actual real idea that could be replicated around the world. Wondering what the curriculums will be and how they plan on working with real teachers to make the lessons more fun?

    • Jackie Ramirez

      Well I think this is more about having celebrities who came from similar neighborhoods and situations mentor them and help them avoid taking the wrong turn in order to not end up in prison ... or simply teach them to make the best out of their adversity and work with whatever resources they may have. Full episodes are available online, I'm curious to watch all of them.

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        I definitely think the words of wisdom from these mentors who came from adverse backgrounds are helpful: http://www.sundancechannel.com/series/dream-school. I just know that true mentors form relationships with people seeking their help, so I hope that being as high profile as they are, they actually have time to offer their guidance and help. Again- great concept- just don't know how realistic it is.