Excellence in Education
Jaime Escalante was presented the Presidential Education Award in Mathematics. He talks about his love for teaching and his students. Edward James Olmos talked about education portraying Mr Escalante in the 1988 movie, "Stand and Deliver".
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James H. Billington Librarian of Congress United States
Jaime Escalante Teacher Los Angeles, CA
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