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March 23, 1995 | ENRIQUE LAVIN
Three F's in math in three weeks. A South Gate High sophomore with otherwise above-average grades, Nancy Ventura never thought she would see the day when she would earn a passing grade on a test in her introductory algebra class. So when the Jaime Escalante Math and Science Program began last month at East Los Angeles College's Southeast Learning Center in Huntington Park, she was the first to sign up.
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March 19, 1995 | ENRIQUE LAVIN
Three F's in math in three weeks. A South Gate High sophomore with otherwise above-average grades, Nancy Ventura never thought she would see the day when she would earn a passing grade on a test in her introductory algebra class. She could hardly stand it. So when the Jaime Escalante Math and Science Program began last month at East Los Angeles College's Southeast Learning Center in Huntington Park, she was the first to sign up.
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