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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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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Save Our Schools: Support Statewide School Funding Changes

COVID-19. Learning loss. Declining enrollment. California’s public schools need a lifeline. SFUSD schools face a $125M budget deficit, $25M of which is due to declining enrollment–a trend across the state of California. It’s undeniable that our city’s education leaders bear the large brunt of responsibility for this budget mess. However, they’re not the only ones…

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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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