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Addressing the Achievement Gap in Our Schools

Perhaps the most common disadvantage children face in Sonoma County is poverty. In 2015, 47 percent of students qualified for free or reduced lunch. The “Portrait of Sonoma” study, commissioned by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and released in 2014, highlights this. —  The Sonoma County Gazette October 22,2016

The Power of Opportunity: An Interview with Alan Khazei

Opportunity Nation, a campaign of Be The Change, Inc., has been tracking this issue with the Opportunity Index, a tool that measures 16 key factors that influence economic and social mobility, and serves as a roadmap for what states and communities can do to advance opportunity. —  The Huffington Post September 29, 2016