Independent Lens

East of Salinas: Jose Does His Homework

Clip: Season 17 Episode 4 | 1m 12s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary East of Salinas, third-grader Jose, who is an expert at math, finishes his homework before he can do anything else for the evening. His grades are important to him because he desperately wants to make the fourth grade so he can go on a promised field trip to the beach, where he's never been.

Aired: 12/28/15

Rating: NR

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