SF Parent Coalition Welcomes New Superintendent Dr. Wayne to SFUSD!

July 1, 2022 Dear Superintendent Dr. Wayne, On behalf of our broad and diverse network of over 5,000 San Francisco Unified School District families and supporters, we cordially welcome you to your new role as the superintendent of SFUSD! San Francisco is still grappling with the effects of some of the longest COVID-related school closures…

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“Pink slips.” Why it happens, and how it works.

As students returned to school after winter break last year, SFUSD parents started to hear warnings about budget cuts and potential teacher layoffs. In February 2022, SFUSD issued over 400 preliminary notices of potential layoffs (“pink slips”) to teachers and administrators. Although most of those staff will not lose their jobs, receiving a pink slip…

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Parent Analysis & Overview — Student Success Fund Charter Amendment Proposal

June 2022 *This page will be updated as we learn more from parents with your feedback, questions/concerns, and ideas, and as we learn more from K-12 education experts, the proposal’s authors, and other stakeholders focused on our city’s students. Email us at hello@sfparents.org to share your reactions and ideas around the Student Success Fund Charter…

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SF Parent Coalition and four former BOE presidents calling for a delay in superintendent application deadline.

San Francisco, CA (Feb 8, 2022) – SF Parent Coalition and four former SFUSD school board presidents are calling for a delay in the deadline for superintendent candidates to submit their applications. The current deadline is February 18, 2022. The incoming Superintendent will face a challenging climate and, potentially, a new Board of Education. In…

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Op Ed: Restoring faith in San Francisco’s public schools

Last week SFUSD welcomed 6,056 of our youngest elementary students back to school. Children were greeted with parades of balloons, welcome signs, masked cheering from families and school staff, and tears of relief and happiness. Would their friends remember them? Was their teacher tall or short? What would their classroom look like? The big moment…

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