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The Ron Clark Story Quotes

The Ron Clark Story is a TV show that debuted in 2006 on TNT (U.S. TV network). The Ron Clark Story stopped airing in 1970.

It features Jody Brockway, Howard Burkons, Tom Cox, Brenda Friend, Adam Gilad, Paul Jackson, Craig McNeil, Murray Ord, and Jordy Randall as producer, Mark Adler as theme composer, and Derick Underschultz as head of cinematography.

The Ron Clark Story is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Ron Clark Story is 96 minutes long.

The cast includes: Ernie Hudson as Principal Turner, Matthew Perry as Ron Clark, Melissa De Sousa as Marissa Vega, and Hannah Hodson as Shameika Wallace.

The Ron Clark Story Quotes

Matthew Perry as Ron Clark

  • (Matthew Perry) "Hey Mr. Turner, this is fun."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "You really think it appropriate to do this with the students?"
  • (Matthew Perry) "Well, I'm certainly not gonna Double Dutch with you."
  • (Matthew Perry) "New York public schools are desperate for good teachers. Newspaper says they're begging for them. Dad, every year I tell my students to go for what they want in life; dream big, take risks. It's time I start living up to my own words."
  • (Badriyah) "Everyone says we're losers, Mr Clark."
  • (Matthew Perry) "You; are not; losers."

Ernie Hudson as Principal Turner

  • (Ernie Hudson) "These kids are at the bottom of the barrel."
  • (Matthew Perry) "Don't talk about them like that."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "Now all I'm asking is for your students to pass."
  • (Matthew Perry) "Oh every one of my students will pass."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "They can become someone else's problem."
  • (Matthew Perry) "The problem isn't the kids. It's not even what they can achieve. The problem is what you expect them to achieve. You are setting the bar here. Why? Set it up here. They can make it."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "This community judges us by scores. Government funding judges us by scores. People who give me scores, they get my respect."
  • (Matthew Perry) "Okay good. In May, they'll all test at grade level."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "I don't see how that's possible."
  • (Matthew Perry) "Excuse me. Did I say grade level? I meant above grade level."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "I have an opening in grade 3. If your credentials check out --"
  • (Matthew Perry) "You have an opening right here."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "No. Last year this class went through six different teachers before Christmas."
  • (Matthew Perry) "Yes. Nobody wants them, and I do. So what's the problem?"
  • (Ernie Hudson) "Test scores are very important to me; it's how I keep my job."
  • (Matthew Perry) "I can start right now."
  • (Ernie Hudson) "You can start on Monday."

Hannah Hodson as Shameika Wallace

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Melissa De Sousa as Marissa Vega

  • (Melissa De Sousa) "You got a job."
  • (Matthew Perry) "Inner Harlem elementary. I'm gonna start meeting my kids tomorrow."
  • (Melissa De Sousa) "You might wanna hold on to this. It may be your last meal."
  • (Matthew Perry) "Nah. They're gonna love me."

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