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Teachers who touched - "Stand and Deliver" film die (Antiwar) (Jessie Wallace shed two stone in si)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 07:27 -

A settler from Bolivia, he changed the Garfield High School by touching stressed the students to master and excel in superior math and science. The school had several Advanced situation calculus...

Jaime Escalante Biography (World News Blog)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 07:25 -

Jaime Escaslante Born on December 31, 1930 in La Paz , Bolivia. The child of two teachers, Escalante became one of the most famous educators in America during the 1980 s and 1990s. He left Bolivia...

Weekly Roundup: Haiti Donor Conference, Brazil's Cabinet Makeover, and Putin Visits Venezuela

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 07:00 -

Bolivia prepares for regional elections, a long-held FARC captive gains release, and Venezuelans take political action using Twitter. Read these stories and more in the Weekly Roundup.

Jaime Escalante, 1930-2010 (American Power)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 04:57 -

... Garfield and teaching at Hiram Johnson High School in Sacramento for seven years. He moved back to Bolivia, where he propelled himself into a classroom again, apparently intent on fulfilling a...

Bolivia denies modernizing the Army “to provoke” neighbouring Paraguay

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 04:15 -

Bolivian president Evo Morales strongly denied Tuesday that furnishing new equipment to the Armed Forces was directed to provoke neighbouring Paraguay and accused his opponents to take advantage of...

Prayer Request: Peru (Fire & Hammer)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 03:24 -

... on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Its neighbors are Ecuador and Columbia to the north, Brazil and Bolivia to the east and southeast, and Chile to the south. The country is home to the Andes...

Jaime Escalante DeadL Teacher Who Inspired 'Stand And Deliver' Dead At 79 (The Huffington Post)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 02:44 -

LOS ANGELES (AP)-- The math teacher at a tough East Los Angeles high school who inspired the movie "Stand and Deliver," has died. He was 79. A family friend says Jaime Escalante died Tuesday in...

Jaime Escalante Dies (LAist)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 02:35 -

... to help pay for treatments , noting that he was "seriously ill." Escalante was born in 1930 in Bolivia and later moved to Los Angeles, earning a mathematics degree at Cal State LA. A mural of...

Teacher who inspired 'Stand and Deliver' film dies (Sacramento Bee)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 02:19 -

... Tuesday in Reno, Nevada, where he was undergoing treatment for bladder cancer. An immigrant from Bolivia, he transformed Garfield High School by motivating struggling students to tackle and...

Amid Official Mea Culpas, Port-au-Prince and Washington Tussel over Reconstruction ( - Home)

Published on Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 02:15 -

... remarks depart from Washington's script. Préval may not be a threat like Venezuela's Chavez or Bolivia's Morales, but he appears to be acting up. The U.S. response, to both bring Préval back...

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