Consistent “Modified Quarantine” for Every SFUSD School!

We’ve been hearing from parents across SFUSD schools that they’re frustrated with the erratic implementation of the Department of Public Health’s recommended “Modified Quarantine” procedure for schools. SF Department of Public Health guidance, which lines up with California DPH guidance, allows for something called Modified Quarantine as outline below: Right now, some schools are implementing Modified Quarantine–for some…

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Letter to the City: Clean Air for all SFUSD schools

Respected Mayor London Breed and San Francisco Board of Supervisors,  We’re writing from the San Francisco Parent Coalition (formerly Decreasing the Distance) to ask you to work with SFUSD staff on an urgent public health & air quality issue to ensure that the district has sufficient funding and other resources it needs to install or…

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TAKE ACTION: Clean Air for all SFUSD Schools!

All SFUSD schools need protection from bad air quality that can also support COVID-19 mitigation. Right now, few schools are ready for peak wildfire season. SFUSD staff have been creating a plan to put high-quality, school-appropriate HEPA filters into all SFUSD schools (not your standard home air purifier). But unless all our city leaders work…

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Letter to UESF

July 21, 2021 Subject: Congratulations and time to connect Hi Cassandra and Frank,  I hope this email finds you both well and enjoying your summers. On behalf of DtD, I wanted to reach out and extend our congratulations on your presidency and vice presidency! I’ve also cc:d my fellow parent leaders, Cliff Yee and Yvette Edwards,…

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Parents Request Transparency and Action on Reopening Plan

Our very first action. We sent a letter to our city’s Education Leaders asking for transparency and action on the school reopening plan. —– Dear Superintendent Vincent Matthews and Board of Education President Mark Sanchez, Over the past four days, we have received nearly 1,200 signatures on the attached petition calling for transparency and action…

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