unsung hero (n) : one who has created positive change in history by improving the lives of others, but has yet to be recognized for his or her actions

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Jose Martinez's belief that there had to be a better way “to get kids to care” led Jose to developing more project-based, experimental and open-ending learning. more

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Sylvia Mendez

Civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez’s landmark 1946 desegregation case paved the way for Brown vs. Board of Education. more
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