Jay Mathews

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Staff writer for the Washington Post and author of Escalante: The Best Teacher in America

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In 1988, the film  Stand and Deliver  made a celebrity out of a Bolivian-born calculus teacher at LA's Garfield High School.

Legacy of the Teacher Who Made Students Stand and Deliver

In 1988, the film Stand and Deliver made a celebrity out of a Bolivian-born calculus teacher at LA's Garfield High School.

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Charter schools are being touted as the free-market alternative for parents whose kids are stuck in failing institutions, especially in inner cities.

New Orleans, Charter Schools and the Education Reform

Charter schools are being touted as the free-market alternative for parents whose kids are stuck in failing institutions, especially in inner cities.

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