iOS app Android app

Jaime Escalante

Teacher Whose Story Inspired Iconic '80s Movie Gets Special Honor

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 07.13.2016 | Latino Voices

The U.S. Postal Service honored Bolivian-born educator Jaime Escalante with his very own first-class mail Forever stamp. The commemorative stamp was u...

Teacher Who Inspired 'Stand And Deliver' Honored With Postage Stamp

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 01.05.2016 | Latino Voices

The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a stamp honoring Bolivian native and Los Angeles teaching legend Jaime Escalante, whose work inspired the 1988 fi...

Edward James Olmos on Stand and Deliver's 25th Anniversary & the Release of Filly Brown

Vanessa Erazo | Posted 06.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Erazo

"It's an issue. Studios want to tell universal stories. We want to do the same thing. But, we want to use Latino stories with Latino faces to tell universal stories. We're all part of one group. We are all humans and we all want to tell human stories."

WATCH: 'Portlandia' Plays With One Of LA's Most Beloved Heroes

Posted 03.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Every California teen has seen the 1988 film "Stand And Deliver" at least twice: once during a lull in math class and again on a school bus trip. ...

Brown Has the Experience. Does He Have the Ganas?

Edward Headington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

While there should be nothing inevitable about his candidacy, he has the energy and the experience to run a great campaign. Brown just needs to show a little more ganas: will, desire, motivation.

Remembering Jaime Escalante

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

When Jaime Escalante died of cancer on March 30, we lost a pioneering teacher who changed people's ideas of what children are capable of learning. Man...

Family, Movie Cast Raise Funds For Cancer Stricken 'Stand And Deliver' Teacher

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Jaime Escalante, the renowned math teacher whose efforts inspired the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver" is fighting cancer and his family has run out of ...