Four West Baltimore teens get a summer education on the streets with school on the horizon.
Meanwhile, Councilman Carcetti campaigns for mayor, Prez prepares for his new career as a teacher and Freamon is puzzled by the lack of violence between drug gangs.
original airdate--September 10,2006
music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by DoMaJe and Steve Earle
Epigraph--"Lambs to the slaughter here". - Marcia Donnelly
Assistant principal Donnelly makes this comment regarding her new teachers.