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
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A true story about a modern miracle.
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One of the students, while talking with Mr. Escalante outside, is holding a can of Diet Pepsi bearing the logo introduced in 1985, three years later then the movie takes place. See more
[Gang leader enters classroom, trailed by two henchmen
Are your friends auditing?
I audited them to come with me.
"Vamonos Pál Norte"
Lyrics & Music by Marcos Loya
Performed by Marcos Loya
, Raquel Perez & Jacinto Guevara See more