Press Release: SFUSD in Crisis with Post-Pandemic Black Student Math Outcomes

*** PRESS RELEASE *** STATE DATA ON POST-PANDEMIC STUDENT OUTCOMES REVEALS EDUCATION CRISIS FOR BLACK STUDENTS ATTENDING SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Recently released data from the CA Department of Education illustrates that Black student proficiency in math has fallen far below pre-pandemic levels, and SF Unified now among bottom of districts across the state…

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Open Letter to SFUSD Superintendent Wayne and Board of Education

Dear Superintendent Wayne and the Board of Education Commissioners, What are we doing? New state reading and math proficiency scores should be a red flag for SFUSD On October 24th, SF Unified published in its news communications to families, educators, and the community that “SFUSD Remains Ahead of State in Students Meeting Standards.” This is…

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Parents and community send literacy petition to SFUSD Superintendent and Board of Education

On October 21, 2022, SF Parent Coalition hand-delivered to SFUSD’s Central Office the following literacy petition, signed by 250+ parents, teachers, and supporters, calling on the district to urgently commit to providing high-quality, research-based early literacy instruction to our students. Following the petition’s delivery, parents and community members filled out and mailed handwritten postcards to…

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Newsletter October 17, 2022 (English)

Weekly updates from SF Parents SF Parents Community,   For over one year, SF Parent Coalition has been working with parents, teachers, community organizations, and SFUSD leadership to understand the literacy crisis impacting many of our 50,000 students. We’ve been equipping families with the information they need to advocate for their children at the school…

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Newsletter October 17, 2022 (Spanish)

Weekly updates from SF Parents Comunidad de padres de SF, Le pedimos que tome medidas urgentes HOY, para firmar nuestra petición de alfabetización que pide a los líderes del Distrito Unificado de San Francisco que se comprometan de inmediato con los cambios necesarios para ayudar a todos nuestros estudiantes a leer al nivel de su…

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Newsletter October 17, 2022 (Chinese)

我們要求您今日就採取緊急行動,簽署我們的《掃盲請願書》(literacy petition),呼籲三藩市聯合校區的領導們立即做出必要的改變,以支持我們所有的學生達到其所在年級學生應具有的讀寫能力。

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Press Release: SF Parent Coalition Recognized…

***PRESS RELEASE*** SF PARENT COALITION RECOGNIZED WITH PRESIDENT’S AWARD FROM NATIONAL PARENTS UNION SAN FRANCISCO, CA — On September 8th, San Francisco Parent Coalition received the President’s Award for 2022 by the National Parents Union (NPU), in recognition of its leadership and service to children and families in its community. At a ceremony in Bailey,…

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Newsletter September 15, 2022

Weekly updates from SF Parents 🎉 SF Parent Coalition gets big-time recognition with award from National Parents Union! SF Parents co-founder, Yvette Edwards, represented our organization at the recent National Parents Union convening, attended by incredible advocacy organizations from across the country. We were humbled and honored when Yvette was called up onto stage to…

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Back-to-School Nights: How Parents can come Prepared!

Back-to-school nights are an important opportunity for parents to be welcomed into their children’s school community, to learn about priorities for student learning and well-being both in the classroom and school-wide, and to ask questions of teachers, principals, and other school leaders. Don’t miss your kids’ back-to-school nights, whether you’re a new-to-SFUSD parent or you’ve…

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