Jaime Escalante Research Paper

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Jaime Escalante was born on December 31, 1930, his legal name is Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez. Escalante was raised around teachers who are his family members. I’ll be talking more about Jaime’s Escalante’s childhood. Also about his different careers and what he does now. Jaime Escalante is the second child out of his four siblings. Jaime and his siblings were born in La Paz in Bolivia. His father is Zenobio and his mother is Sara, his mother and father were teachers who didn’t get paid enough for being a teacher. Jaime and his siblings were raised in a town that’s in Quechua Indiana village. The Escalante’s were living in three rooms rented by a doctor. Jaime’s father was an abusive alcoholic, Jaime got along more with his grandfather…show more content…
Jaime kept doing the same thing he was doing when he had five students. He still had after school classes and Saturday classes. His students took the Education Testing Service, only fourteen kids took the test. The ETS believes that his students cheated because they had the same questions wrong. The ETS wanted his students to retake the test and most of them didn’t want to but agreed to do it. Jaime believe that the reason that the ETS believes that Jaime students cheated was because his students come from a poorly educated school and also because they were Latinos. When they retook the test all his students passed for the second time. Jaime Escalante had made a movie based on how his teaching career went, his movie is called “Stand and Deliver”. He decided to leave Garfield High School once his kids finished school and moved to Sacramento to teach there. Jaime movie “Stand and Deliver” was released in 1981. While he was teaching he was making his movie. Jaime Escalante is still teaching at Hiram Johnson High School in Sacramento, California. Jaime Escalante became a hero in teaching community and became a national celebrity based by his movie “Stand and Deliver”. Escalante was raised around teachers who are his family members. I’ll be talking more about Jaime’s Escalante’s childhood. Also about his different careers and what he does

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