Panel on Immigration and Education: The Workshop on Poverty, Inequality, and Education

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
5:00pm Reception, 5:30pm Panel

CERAS Learning Hall

Patricia Gandara
Patricia Gándara
Amado Padilla
Amado Padilla
Guadalupe Valdes
Guadalupe Valdés
Kenji Hakuta
Kenji Hakuta

Patricia Gándara, UCLA Professor and co-director of “The Civil Rights Project," studies educational equity and access for low income and ethnic minority students, language policy, and the education of Mexican origin youth.

Amado Padilla, Stanford Professor, studies students who achieve academically despite coming from challenging home and community backgrounds, and second language learning and teaching.

Guadalupe Valdés, Stanford Professor and founding partner of “Understanding Language,” which is an initiative that focuses attention on the role of language in subject-area learning. Her research explores bilingualism relevant to teachers in training.

Moderated by Kenji Hakuta, Stanford Professor and co-chair of “Understanding Language” (above). His research addresses bilingualism and the acquisition of English in immigrant students.