publication date: Monday, September 3, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)

category: Education

clue: AP Calculus, Edward James Olmos, cheating scandal

explanation: Escalante was the subject of Stand and Deliver. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, and Sarah Kyle

Film School: Early fall is back-to-school season. These ten noteworthy educators have been honored by Hollywood movies telling their stories. All ten goos are presented in the Three Clues format: Recognize the movie, and you can name the famous educator.

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Erin Gruwell

diary, Long Beach, freedom Go »

Jaime Escalante

By all calculations, this Bolivian teacher delivered real results for his underprivileged students. Go »

Christopher Sheldon

bad weather, instantaneous stability, Florida coast Go »

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