Jaime Escalante

By: Letitia Skinner

Life As A Teacher

Jaime Escalante was a math teacher for Garfield High in East Los Angeles in California. They thought that the students were "unteachable". The school itself is known for drugs and violence. Jaime was able to turn that around and made the students smarter with math. Some of the students even went to colledge. Jaime lived to be 80 years old.
Below is a link to Google Maps in order to show where Jaime had taught at.
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Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver is based on a true story. It takes place at Garfield High in California.
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The Best Teacher In America

This book is written by Jay Mathews and it is based on Jaime's life as a teacher and what he did as a teacher.