September 25, 2009
Studio: Slowhand Cinema Releasing
Director: Rollin Binzer
MPAA Rating: PG (for some mild thematic elements)
Copyright Holder: N/A
"The Providence Effect" is the story of an individual man, the inner city Chicago school he founded, and the student lives the school has changed and saved. The school, Providence - St. Mel, has a 30-year 100% college placement record; with an "old school" approach to learning --- "Do the work" --- and a dedicated corps of teachers and administrators, Providence – St. Mel can serve as the model for revamping all of American education.