About the film
education mathematics drop-out based on a true story teacher high school teacher mexican american
Stand and Deliver
Release Date: March 11, 1988
|Slogan||:||«At a tough school, someone had to take a stand...and someone did. Together, one teacher and one class proved to America they could...»|
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures, American Playhouse, Olmos Productions|
|Writers||:||Tom Musca, Ramón Menéndez|
Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus students.