Sharonne Navas is the Executive Director of the Equity in Education Coalition, dedicated to eliminating the opportunity gap and promoting birth through career success for all children of color in Washington State.
July 15, 2016 / Sharonne Navas
A more equitable society would offer those resources to every student, focusing first on the places where resources have been lacking or denied, in order to intentionally close the opportunity gap.
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