"Miss?" presents an honest picture of today's classroom environment and the challenges plaguing students and their teachers. Maggie McCauley—a feisty young Army veteran—believes her new life as a 7th grade English teacher in a failing school will be a breeze. She finds out quickly how very wrong she is through inept school administrators and an inappropriate security guard who ultimately resorts to violence. Despite daily challenges to her authority, however, Maggie finds ways to reach her struggling students, and must ultimately make painful decisions about her future.