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?
Selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry in December 2011 as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." See more
According to Jamie Escalante, he suffered a gall bladder attack, not a heart attack as was implied in the movie. See more
[Gang leader enters classroom, trailed by two henchmen
Are your friends auditing?
I audited them to come with me.
Stand and Deliver
Written by Richard Page
, Steve George
and John Lang
Performed by Mr. Mister
Courtesy of RCA Records See more