Students Stand and Deliver for Teacher

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Ivan Seeking
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Students "Stand and Deliver" for Teacher

...In the 1980s, Escalante was striving to turn inner city kids in Los Angeles into top-achieving math students, reports CBS News correspondent John Blackstone.

Olmos played Escalante in the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver," and the world learned of the inspirational teacher and the unlikely students who excelled in the nation's toughest college entrance math exam...
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/03/04/eveningnews/main6267789.shtml

Escalente is dying. Former students have stepped up to help provide for his care, until he passes.
 

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one of the nicer inspirational stories. bladder cancer is tough. he wont be around much longer but the extra money will help him with hospice costs. i hope he goes peacefully. again, he is a really nice inspirational story.
 

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