publication date: Monday, September 10, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)

category: Education

clue: Bill Withers song, chained doorways, Morgan Freeman

explanation: Clark was the subject of Lean on Me. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Aaron Shurtleff, and Sarah Kyle

trivia: Clark was a school principal known for carrying around a baseball bat. Scott was tempted to write a different clue: "His cafeteria's lunch schedule: Peanut butter jelly, peanut butter jelly, peanut butter jelly with a baseball bat."

Film School: Early fall is back-to-school season. These ten noteworthy educators have been honored by Hollywood movies telling their stories. All ten goos are presented in the Three Clues format: Recognize the movie, and you can name the famous educator.

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