Garth Brooks, Josh Groban rock out for teachers
Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood and pop group Fun. are among the other artists who will be seen on this weekend's TV special.Read more: Carrie Underwood to perform on CBS' "Teachers Rock"
"Teachers Rock" will also feature personal recollections from Dave Grohl, Usher and Maroon 5's Adam Levine and James Valentine. Actors, too, will appear on the program, including Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Garner, Jack Black, Morgan Freeman and Matthew Morrison.
The benefit concert special will preview scenes from the upcoming film, "Won't Back Down," starring Davis and Gyllenhaal as two determined mothers who plan to transform their children's failing inner-city school.
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