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    Patricia Gandara in Los Angeles Times: “L.A.’s new schools chief Alberto Carvalho impressed many in Miami. Can he transform L.A.?”


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    “Importantly, he views English learners not primarily as students who lack English fluency but as the children of immigrants with the rich hopes, dreams and aspirations that immigrant families have always brought to this country,” said Patricia Gandara, a professor of education at UCLA and an expert on English learners, who make up nearly 20% of L.A. district students.