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Patricia Gándara (pcgandara@gmail
.com) is professor of education, University of California Los Angeles, and
codirector of the Civil Rights Project
at UCLA. She is the coeditor, with
Rebecca M. Callahan, of The Bilingual
Advantage: Language, Literacy and the
U.S. Labor Market (Multilingual Matters,
2014). Lucrecia Santibañez is associate
professor, Claremont Graduate School
of Education, Claremont Graduate University, California.
For a discussion of teachers’
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online article “A Whole-School
Approach to English Learners”
by Margarita Calderón