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Patricia Gandara

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Research Professor of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles and co-director of its Civil Rights Project

Patricia Gandara on KCRW

It’s been more than 60 years since Brown v. Board of Education, and research shows that children of all races learn better in integrated schools.

The case for getting white people to voluntarily desegregate public schools

It’s been more than 60 years since Brown v. Board of Education, and research shows that children of all races learn better in integrated schools.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As Los Angeles public school students return to school Tuesday, more of them will enter language immersion programs.

CA voters will revisit bilingual education in November

As Los Angeles public school students return to school Tuesday, more of them will enter language immersion programs.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In 1998, California voters passed  Proposition 227 , to require public-school instruction in English only. Prop 227 passed by 60%, ended bilingual education in California.

Is Bilingual Education Making a Comeback?

In 1998, California voters passed Proposition 227 , to require public-school instruction in English only. Prop 227 passed by 60%, ended bilingual education in California.

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