We just watched a fascinating documentary about a 5th grade class in an inner city L.A. public school (with an emphasis, naturally, on their remarkable teacher) who are studying Shakespeare and other great classics and learning lessons of character and the value of hardwork that will last them a lifetime. Available from Netflix. Thanks for the recommendation, Mom! :)
By the way, here's the official website of the Hobart Shakespeareans (whose motto, naturally, is "Will Power!").