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180 Days

    To educators, Washington Metropolitan High School (DC Met) is an alternative school with a devoted staff. To district leaders, it is a failure. To many of the school’s students, it is home – a safe haven from sometimes unsparingly difficult lives. Whatever one’s vantage, 180 Days: A Year inside an American High School provides an intimate portrait of this fledgling school’s day-to-day stories, condensing a full school year – 180 days – into four hours (2 two-hour episodes). With a dynamic and charismatic young principal and five remarkable kids at the center of the story, 180 Days invites viewers in for an unprecedented first-hand look of li

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    • Premieres Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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    • A look at the extraordinary challenges and opportunities today's public schools face.

      02:17

    • Follows the day-to-day stories of students, parents, teachers and staff at DC Met.

      42:11

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