The Season Four Of The Wire Essay

881 Words Oct 19th, 2016 4 Pages
The season four of The Wire, focuses on many things in and out of school such as family issues and the different ways the kids could get a proper education. In the show, many middle school students are placed in Roland Pryzbylewski’s math class. The class is always filled with most of the students being disrespectful and interrupting Prez while he is trying to educate the students. Later on in the season, Howard “Bunny” Colvin, a retired commander for the Baltimore Police Department and Dr. David Parenti, a sociology professor at the University of Maryland creates a program that separates the corner kids from the stoop kids. The corner kids are those who are not well behaved in the classrooms and are more prepared for a life on the street while the stoop kids are the ones who behave well in class and want to learn. The program that Colvin and Parenti created which separates the corner kids from the stoop kids is successful in teaching the corner kids because it teaches them things about their world. In the beginning of the season, we can see the corner kids being very disruptive in classroom as they always disrupt the class when Prez is trying to teach. The corner kids will make some comment regarding not wanting to do the work or so and then cause for the class to go off on a tangent as it takes a while for Prez to get control of the class again. This causes for the stoop kids who want to learn to not be able to learn in peace since they are always getting disrupted. The…

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