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Every student is "gifted." It is only a question of helping them find the ganas within them--the desire, the willingness to sacrafice, the wish to get ahead. Teachers must do whatever it takes to bring learning alive, to give the student a purpose for study. This takes work, and it is not the same for every student.

Jaime Escalante
Calculus Teacher in Stand and Deliver
1930 - 2010