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Jaime Escalante (Character)
from Stand and Deliver (1988)

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Stand and Deliver -- The true story of Jaime Escalante, the East Los Angeles mathematics teacher who challenges the system and the stereotypes to raise the standard of life for his inner-city students.
Stand and Deliver -- Theatrical Preview

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Jaime Escalante was a real-life IT professional with... See more »

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From Stand and Deliver (1988)
Jaime Escalante: [to his students] ... There will be no free rides, no excuses. You already have two strikes against you: your name and your complexion. Because of those two strikes, there are some people in this world who will assume that you know less than you do. *Math* is the great equalizer...
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