Lyrics for School Of Rock: Experimental Education by School of Rock :
ROSALIE
I’m very happy that you’re able to extend your stay, but I must say, I find your methods of teaching very unusual.

DEWEY:
Well, I did study with Dr. Errol Von Straussenburgerbecken.

ROSALIE:
Who ?

DEWEY:
Oh, you don’t know him ? Oh, he’s, like, one of the leading leaders in… unusual methods. Actually, he’s how I was appointed to the Presidential Council for Experimental Educationers.

ROSALIE:
That sounds very impressive, but we’re not interested in experimental education here. So if from now on you could just stick to the curriculum, that would be great.

DEWEY:
Yes. Right.

ROSALIE:
Thank you.

DEWEY:
Ros ?

ROSALIE:
Yes ?

DEWEY:
Do you know, I would really love to talk some more about your philosophy on teaching. Do you think maybe we could grab some coffee ?

ROSALIE:
You want to go get some coffee with me ?

DEWEY:
Yeah. I really would.

ROSALIE:
You’re sure you don’t have coffee ?

DEWEY:
I’m quite sure.

ROSALIE:
Well, I’ve never been here before. I’ve never been to this side of town before, in fact.

DEWEY:
So I have been…

ROSALIE:
Well, I’ve been… I’ve been dying to ask you something, Mr. Schneebly.

DEWEY:
Please, call me “Dewey”.

ROSALIE:
Dewey ?

DEWEY:
Ned. Call me “Ned”. I was thinking of my other name. My middle name. Yeah.

ROSALIE:
Well, Ned…in your experience, how does Horace Green compare to the other schools that you’ve taught at ?

DEWEY:
Oh, your school is the best.

ROSALIE:
You’re just saying that.

DEWEY:
I’m not. You know that kids at other schools just have fun all the time ? They run around. There’s no discipline. They’re happy. It’s anarchy.This is the best school I have ever teached at. I swear.

ROSALIE:
I’ll drink to that.

DEWEY:
Stay there. I’m gonna put on some music.

[Dewey goes to the jukebox. Stevie Nicks’ “Edge of Seventeen” starts playing]

ROSALIE:
I love this song.

DEWEY:
Really ?

ROSALIE:
Yes. Stevie Nicks.

DEWEY:
Yeah. Stevie !

ROSALIE:
You know, she came to town,and she did a concert, and she was just so… wild.

– I know. Oh, man.

ROSALIE:
– Oh, my gosh.

– She put on the best show ever. She’s better live than she is on the album.You know what I mean ?

ROSALIE:
Yes, yes. Oh, my gosh, no comparison.

DEWEY:
Yeah. You know what ? Oh, man, I would love to take the kids to a concert.

ROSALIE:
Concert ?

DEWEY:
Yeah. There’s one at the end of the month. The Philharmonic. They do classics. They do Beethoven, Mozart… Enya, that kind of stuff.But you have a policy about field trips.

ROSALIE:
Would it be educational ?

DEWEY:
Would it be educational ? It could be very educational.

ROSALIE:
Maybe we can make an exception.

DEWEY:
Yes !

BOTH:
Sings a song
Sounds like she’s singing
Ooh, baby, ooh, ooh

DEWEY:
I’m holding you to that. Make an exception.

BOTH:
Ooh, baby, ooh, said ooh
Tomorrow

ROSALIE:
Would you stop that, please ?

DEWEY:
Yeah.

ROSALIE:
I had a really nice time.

DEWEY:
Yeah, ditto.

ROSALIE:
This is the first time a teacher has asked me to do anything outside of school.

DEWEY:
No way.

ROSALIE:
It’s… It’s true. In six years.

DEWEY:
Well, you know, I think it might be one of those things where people are intimidated.

ROSALIE:
Intimidated ? They hate me.

DEWEY:
No. They don’t.

ROSALIE:
Yes, they do. They sure do. I can see. I wasn’t always like this. I wasn’t always wound this tight. There was a time when I was fun. I was funny. I was. But you can’t be funny and be the principal of a prep school. No, you cannot, because when it comes to their kids, these parents, they have no sense of humor. If anything goes wrong, it’s my head. It’s my head in the smasher. These parents will come down on me like a nuclear bomb. I can’t make a mistake. I gotta be perfect. And that pressure has turned me into one thing that I never wanted to be. A b*tch.

DEWEY:
No. You’re not.

ROSALIE:
Yes, I am. I am a big one.

DEWEY
Well, I don’t think so. I think you’re pretty cool.

ROSALIE:
Really ? No.

DEWEY
Yeah. You’re way cool.

ROSALIE:
Really ?