Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    6,262
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0

    Jaime Escalante died

    I just heard that Jaime Escalante (the math teacher featured in the film "Stand and Deliver" died of cancer this morning. I heard it on NPR, a reliable news network. May he RIP.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Top Secret FSU Witness Protection Location
    Age
    31
    Posts
    20,619
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    15002
    I think I read this yesterday so you may be a day behind but may he RIP.
    -Brian
    "Michelle would never be caught with sausage grease staining her Vera Wang." - rfisher

  3. #3

    Join Date
    May 2002
    Posts
    10,570
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    17213
    I heard about his death on the overnight network news shows in the early a.m. hours today. May he RIP.

  4. #4
    Not summer :(
    Join Date
    Apr 2001
    Location
    West of the 5th...
    Posts
    29,074
    vCash
    100
    Rep Power
    15471
    He was an amazing educator who was an inspiration to many of the rest of us.
    Haunting the Princess of Pink since 20/07/11...

  5. #5
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Phila., PA
    Posts
    3,576
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    0
    That was a great movie. So sad. May he RIP.

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Age
    43
    Posts
    15,975
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    17392
    Amazing man. He believed in those kids when no one else did. R.I.P.
    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” William Shakespeare

  7. #7

    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    NY/NJ
    Posts
    4,920
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    11226
    Ohhhh.... I heard he was gravely ill... glad he's no longer suffering, and may he rest in peace.
    "Marge, if you're going to get mad at me every time I do something stupid, then I guess I'm just going to have to stop doing stupid things!" - Homer Simpson in the Mr. Plow episode

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Hula-hooping with Michelle Obama
    Posts
    3,790
    vCash
    500
    Rep Power
    18431
    Ihad never heard of him before the movie. But, it's one of my favorites because he was so inspiring. How lucky and privileged his students were. An amazing man. R.I.P.
    The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are--Joseph Campbell

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •