Christine Dawson is a new, young and attractive high school teacher. Mrs. Dawson wants to help all of her students succeed including Josh Gaines, a troubled student from a dysfunctional family. Mrs. Dawson's concern is misinterpreted by Josh and he fantasizes that she is sexually attracted to him. Eventually, Josh acts on this fantasy and attacks Christine. When Christine reports this, the tables are turned when Josh accuses Christine of coming on to him. With her career and reputation in question Christine fights valiantly to prove that she was the victim of an assault.