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>
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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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
Yeah, I have the same answer as gordita.
Don't call me gordita, pendejo.
Lyrics by Willie Herrón
Music by W. Herrón & M. Valdez
Performed by Los Illegals
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