SF Parent Coalition

SF Parent Coalition

Founded in the summer of 2020, SF Parents (formerly Decreasing the Distance) is a collective of 5,000+ San Francisco public school parents, students, teachers, and community supporters.

We center the needs of children and youth in San Francisco public schools by bringing together a diverse network of parents and caregivers to advocate for a thriving, equitable school system.


Newsletter Sept 21, 2023: Literacy Campaign Wins

September 21, 2023 |

Weekly updates from SF Parents   If one ever doubted the importance of parent advocacy to improve public education, here’s another moment illustrating how parents in San Francisco are turning things around and achieving real education wins for kids.   Earlier this month, Columbia University announced that the failed reading program–the Teachers College Writing and…


SF Parent Coalition is launching this community call-to-action to address persistent equity gaps in our public schools and take action for SF students.