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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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
[spontaneously resigning as department chair
Have a good day.
Stand and Deliver
Written by Richard Page
, Steve George
and John Lang
Performed by Mr. Mister
Courtesy of RCA Records See more