He Got Dolls.
Fellow Ballard resident Susan Paynter has a story in today's P.I. about "The Greatest Sonic In The History Of Humanity" Ray Allen:
"I loved math. It was the only subject where you could really get an answer," Allen said. "Kids always ask, 'When will I ever need this stuff in life?' What most don't understand is that, with math, you get a solution you can apply to anything else in life. It's problem solving." Well, Seattle schools know they have a problem. The achievement gap between minorities and whites and between economically advantaged and economically stressed schools widens even further when it comes to math.Does that sound like a guy getting ready to pack his bags?
So Thursday the NBA All-Star will unveil his Assist With Algebra, a new middle school program for the students and parents of Madrona K-8 School and Meany Middle School. It's a push to raise algebra test scores for students, particularly those in the African American community. The tipoff event will be at Miller Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m.
Read the rest here.