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Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (1930) Options
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Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (1930)

The subject of the acclaimed 1988 film Stand and Deliver, Escalante was a math teacher who, with his unconventional teaching style, dedication, and complete faith in his students' potential, created a successful advanced placement—or college level—calculus program at a high school in a poor East Los Angeles neighborhood. In 1982, when 18 of his students received perfect or near-perfect scores on a national exam, they were accused of cheating. What happened when 12 retook the test? More...
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Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (1930)
The subject of the acclaimed 1988 film Stand and Deliver, Escalante was a math teacher who, with his unconventional teaching style, dedication, and complete faith in his students' potential, created a successful advanced placement—or college level—calculus program at a high school in a poor East Los Angeles neighborhood. In 1982, when 18 of his students received perfect or near-perfect scores on a national exam, they were accused of cheating.
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Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (1930)
The subject of the acclaimed 1988 film Stand and Deliver, Escalante was a math teacher who, with his unconventional teaching style, dedication, and complete faith in his students' potential, created a successful advanced placement—or college level—calculus program at a high school in a poor East Los Angeles neighborhood. In 1982, when 18 of his students received perfect or near-perfect scores on a national exam, they were accused of cheating.

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Today's Birthday
Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (1930)
The subject of the acclaimed 1988 film Stand and Deliver, Escalante was a math teacher who, with his unconventional teaching style, dedication, and complete faith in his students' potential, created a successful advanced placement—or college level—calculus program at a high school in a poor East Los Angeles neighborhood. In 1982, when 18 of his students received perfect or near-perfect scores on a national exam, they were accused of cheating.
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Happy Birthday to JD Salinger. American author, known for Catcher in the Rye.
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STILL NOT ABLE TO OPEN "TODAY'S BIRTHDAY" THEREFORE CANNOT EARN ANY POINTS (NEURONS). WILL ADMIN PLEASE HELP 😫😡😫
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Since yesterday, all the daily features don't score the regular points anymore, and the "This day in history" and "Today's birthday" don't appear in my main page. Finally, in the same way, the "Daily grammar lesson" doesn’t appear today.
Are anyone else having the same problems, or it’s just us?
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Isaac Asimov's Birthday on January 2, 1920...

Occupation Writer, professor of biochemistry
Nationality Russian (early years), American
Education Columbia University (M.A., 1941; Ph.D., 1948)
Genre Science fiction (hard SF, social SF), mystery
Subject Popular science, science textbooks, essays, literary criticism
Literary movement Golden Age of Science Fiction

Isaac Asimov (/ˈaɪzək ˈæzɪmɒv/;[2] born Isaak Ozimov; c. January 2, 1920[1] – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov was a prolific writer, and wrote or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards.[3] His books have been published in 9 of the 10 major categories of the Dewey Decimal Classification.[4]
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