“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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Newsletter June 2, 2022 (Spanish)

Weekly updates from SF Parents Nuestros estudiantes de las escuelas públicas de San Francisco completaron ayer su primer año de regreso a la escuela desde que la pandemia golpeó y puso nuestro mundo patas arriba. El año no estuvo exento de desafíos, pero no podemos descartar muchos puntos brillantes. Al final de este año escolar,…

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Newsletter June 2, 2022 (Chinese)

自從新冠大流行襲擊並幾乎顛覆全世界以來,我們三藩市公立學校的學生就在6月1日完成了他們在學校的第一個完整學年。這一年並非沒有挑戰,但有許多值得關注的亮點。到本學年結束時,我們學校的普遍情緒是愉快的。 6月1日,燦爛的畢業笑容充滿了我們的社交媒體,許多父母滿懷淚水和喜悅——喜悅的淚水。這是怎樣的一年呀!

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Newsletter June 2, 2022 (English)

Weekly updates from SF Parents Our San Francisco public school students just yesterday completed their first full year back at school since the pandemic hit and turned our world upside down. The year was not without its challenges, but the many bright spots we cannot discount. By the end of this school year, the general…

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Newsletter May 12, 2022 (Chinese)

三藩市家長聯盟由衷地感謝所有的支持者!
三藩市家長聯盟(前身是“減少選程教學”)在初始成立的一年多的時間裡,完全是由家長和社區志願者來運作經營。
我們持續地得到認真而甘於奉獻的家長們的支持,他們促使我們一直從孩子們的需要和成才的角度開展工作和提出政策倡議。自從2021年8月成立非贏利性的501c3組織以來,我們已經收到了來自一百多位家長和支持者的捐款。我們的家長志願者是我們真正的中堅力量。 (如果您沒有在名單裡看到您的名字,僅需要簡單的幾步,您的名字就會出現在名單中!)

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Newsletter May 12, 2022 (Spanish)

Weekly updates from SF Parents San Francisco Parent Coalition les envía un ENORME AGRADECIMIENTO a todos los simpatizantes. Durante nuestro primer año más, la Coalición de Padres de SF (entonces como Decreasing the Distance) estuvo completamente dirigida por padres, cuidadores y voluntarios de la comunidad. Seguimos siendo impulsados ​​por padres dedicados en el área, impulsando…

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Newsletter May 12, 2022 (English)

Weekly updates from SF Parents San Francisco Parent Coalition sends an enormous THANK YOU to all of our supporters. For our first year plus, SF Parent Coalition (then as Decreasing the Distance) was entirely run by parent, caregiver, and community volunteers. We continue to be powered by dedicated parents on the ground, driving our work…

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Funding for Special Education – a letter to Assemblymember Ting

Dear Assemblymember Ting, The special education services our children receive from the caring and skilled therapists, teachers and other providers at San Francisco Unified School District have been integral to their academic progress and social-emotional well-being. Each year more children need special education. At the same time, Special education costs increase and account for a…

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Newsletter April 28, 2022

Weekly updates from SF Parents   Every week should be teacher appreciation week, but NEXT week it’s official! 🎉 What will you be doing to celebrate and appreciate your child’s teacher? Follow along next week on our Instagram and Facebook pages to get some ideas on what SFParents suggests. Have a great teacher appreciation idea…

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