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, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, 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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