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Our favorite movies about teachers

Wonderwall Logo By Wonderwall.com Editors of Wonderwall | Slide 1 of 14: Teachers have a hard and often under-appreciated job educating, mentoring, cheerleading, encouraging and providing for their students, often without much acknowledgement. But Hollywood has long taken notice and celebrated some of these everyday heroes in some pretty fantastic films. In honor of the 30th anniversary of "Stand and Deliver," which hit theaters on March 11, 1988, Wonderwall.com is taking a look at the best teacher movies starting with the 1988 classic itself. "Stand and Deliver" stars iconic actor Edward James Olmos as Jaime Escalante -- a real-life high school math teacher who invested in his students and gave them the skills to succeed at AP calculus. "Stand and Deliver" is considered one of the best films of all time and was added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry in 2011. Edward also was nominated for an Academy Award for his gripping performance. Keep reading to see what other films about teachers made the list...

Teachers have a hard and often under-appreciated job educating, mentoring, cheerleading, encouraging and providing for their students, often without much acknowledgement. But Hollywood has long taken notice and celebrated some of these everyday heroes in some pretty fantastic films. In honor of the 30th anniversary of "Stand and Deliver," which hit theaters on March 11, 1988, Wonderwall.com is taking a look at the best teacher movies starting with the 1988 classic itself. "Stand and Deliver" stars iconic actor Edward James Olmos as Jaime Escalante -- a real-life high school math teacher who invested in his students and gave them the skills to succeed at AP calculus. "Stand and Deliver" is considered one of the best films of all time and was added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry in 2011. Edward also was nominated for an Academy Award for his gripping performance. Keep reading to see what other films about teachers made the list...

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