Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a Hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods help gang members and no-hopers pass the rigorous Advanced Placement exam in calculus. Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In 1982, a new troublemaker hit Garfield High. He was tough. He was wild. He was willing to fight. He was the new math teacher.
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When the students are in the classroom being questioned about cheating you can see Pearson (Rif Hutton) in the background cap his pen twice between shots. See more
Hey, what you got?
I got a core.
You owe me a hundred percent. And I'll see you in the People's Court.
Wake Up John
Lyrics & Music by W. Herrón
Performed by Los Illegals
Courtesy of A&M Records See more