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The Opportunity Gap

Hear about how to close the opportunity gap for kids of color with learning and thinking differences, like dyslexia, ADHD, and more. Join hosts Julian Saavedra and Marissa Wallace, both educators and parents of kids of color, as they explore issues of privilege, race, and identity — and talk about ways parents can advocate for their kids. Comments? Email us at

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  • Julian Saavedra, MA

    is an assistant principal in a public school in Philadelphia.

    • Marissa Wallace, MEd

      is a special education teacher in an online public charter school.

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