Picks and Pans Review: The Marva Collins Story

updated 11/30/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/30/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

Cicely Tyson is brilliant in the true story of a remarkable Chicago teacher (subject of a 1978 PEOPLE story) who bucked the odds to start her own school and now turns "unteachable" ghetto kids into dazzling whizzes at reading, writing and arithmetic.

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