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Edward James Olmos stands and delivers a commanding performance as real life teacher Jamie Escalante, a man who gave up a lucrative career to teach high school to underprivileged kids. Daring to do what no one had ever tried before, he challenges his students to learn complex math and compete for university entrance by writing the Advanced Placement Calculus exam.
Why Is Stand And Deliver Rated PG?
Stand And Deliver is rated PG
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For some other movies featuring teachers and their impact on their students’ lives, try Mr. Holland’s Opus , October Sky , and Music of the Heart. To enjoy another inspirational performance by Edward James Olmos, watch Selena.