RIP Jaime Escalante

RIP Jaime Escalante, Famed Math Teacher

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It is with regret that I report about Jaime Escalante’s passing today. He was 79. He lived his life inspiring all types of people within the education system, but with little money left to treat his terminal bladder cancer. I am amongst that number of people who he inspired through the seminal work about his work, Stand and Deliver. Certainly, …

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José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

Jose VilsonRIP Jaime Escalante, Famed Math Teacher
RIP Jaime Escalante

Voices of Concerned Educators: Who Will Take A Stand? [Monise Seward]

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A few weeks ago @billcelis, one of my Twitter friends (still trying to adjust to ‘follower’) posted an article about notable educator Jaime Escalante, the main character in ‘Stand and Deliver.’ I am sure that every educator has seen the movie at least once; I think my count is closer to ten. Anyway, here is a link to the article. …

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MoniseVoices of Concerned Educators: Who Will Take A Stand? [Monise Seward]