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
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
My kids could teach you a thing or two, Johnny.
Referenced in Huge: Movie Night
I Want You
Composed by Keith Clark
Performed by Zander Schloss
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