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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At a tough school, someone had to take a stand...and someone did. Together, one teacher and one class proved to America they could...Stand and Deliver.
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Did You Know?
Edward James Olmos
went through a hair thinning process and gained an estimated 20 pounds for the role of Jaime Escalante. See more
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
Those scores would have never been questioned if my kids did not have Spanish surnames and come from barrio schools. You know that.
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