SF Parent Coalition

SF Parent Coalition

Founded in the summer of 2020, SF Parents (formerly Decreasing the Distance) is a collective of 4,000+ 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.


Decreasing the Distance is now San Francisco Parent Coalition--same organization, new big goals for school year 2021-2022, and beyond.



Parent Q&A: SFUSD’s Plan to Improve Reading

October 21, 2021 |

San Francisco public schools currently have some of the poorest student outcomes for reading in the state of California and many parents have been sounding the alarm bell on this troubling trend for many years. Check out the recent California Reading Report for more info. SFUSD staff has recently announced that it will be undertaking a new…