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04/01/2010

Jaime Escalante scholarship fund

April 1, 2010 | 11:37 am

A scholarship fund to honor the achievements of Jaime Escalante, the masterful calculus teacher who led underprivileged students to pass the Advanced Placement exam, has been established at Garfield High School in East L.A., where he taught from 1974 to 1991.

Contributions may be sent to Garfield High School Scholarship Fund -- Jaime Escalante, 5101 E. 6th St., Los Angeles CA 90022. Escalante, 79, died Tuesday of bladder cancer at his son's home near Sacramento.

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