Saccharine, superfluous, and sybaritic - One thing I noticed about book blogs lately, well at least in my part of the world, is how many of them appear to be twee. And almost all of them write abo...
01 April 2010
Jaime Escalante, 79, educator, community activist
Bolivian born American educator, Jaime Escalante, 79, passed away after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Escalante and his efforts to battle institutional racism in public schools was portrayed in the 1988 movie, Stand and Deliver.
National Public Radio has the best obituary/tribute (click the audio button) so I don't really have anything to add.