Jaime Escalante

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Bolivian educator, teacher and mathematician

Why Is Jaime Escalante Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutiérrez was a Bolivian-American educator known for teaching students calculus from 1974 to 1991 at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles. Escalante was the subject of the 1988 film Stand and Deliver, in which he is portrayed by Edward James Olmos.

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