Sep 29, 2008
Patricia Gandara, co-director of UCLA's Civil Rights Project, spoke
about the challenges in educating English language learners and
immigrant students and important it is they succeed to the
She was the final speaker of the highlight session of "Teaching to a New Nation," EWA's regional seminar on teacher quality held Sept. 19-20 at Chicago Public Radio.
NPR's Claudio Sanchez moderated the panel which also included professor and author Gloria Ladson-Billings of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Sherrie Gahn, principal of Whitney Elementary in Las Vegas.