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Jaime Escalante (1930–2010)

Jaime Escalante was born to two Bolivian schoolteachers who taught in a small Aymara Indian village. After 9 years of teaching in Bolivia, Escalante moved to the United States in 1964, and worked as a busboy, a cook, and an electronics factory technician. He attended the Universidad de Puerto Rico, later moving to California and studying at ... See full bio »

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 1991 Futures (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
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Wrote the foreword for 'Standing and Delivering" by Henry Gradillas and Jerry Jesness.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | See more »

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The day someone quits school he is condemning himself to a future of poverty.


Pictured on a 'forever' USA commemorative postage stamp issued 13 July 2016. Price on day of issue was 47¢. See more »


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