Press Release March 22, 2022

Parents are ready for a boring Board of Education. After two years of being ignored and treated with contempt, parents could not be more ready for a school board that is ready to effectively govern and focus on educating our children. Our district is still facing multiple crises, and the new board has a lot…

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SF Parent Coalition and four former BOE presidents calling for a delay in superintendent application deadline.

San Francisco, CA (Feb 8, 2022) – SF Parent Coalition and four former SFUSD school board presidents are calling for a delay in the deadline for superintendent candidates to submit their applications. The current deadline is February 18, 2022. The incoming Superintendent will face a challenging climate and, potentially, a new Board of Education. In…

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Decreasing the Distance is becoming San Francisco Parent Coalition!

On behalf of this organization’s executive board, we have a big announcement to make: Decreasing the Distance is soon officially relaunching as San Francisco Parent Coalition.  If, like me, you found hope in this community and our advocacy this last year, please join me in becoming a member of the SF Parents network (it’s free!).…

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Op Ed: Restoring faith in San Francisco’s public schools

Last week SFUSD welcomed 6,056 of our youngest elementary students back to school. Children were greeted with parades of balloons, welcome signs, masked cheering from families and school staff, and tears of relief and happiness. Would their friends remember them? Was their teacher tall or short? What would their classroom look like? The big moment…

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In the News: Here’s what S.F. parents think about the deal to bring some students back to the classroom in April

Parents’ excitement about San Francisco schools finally reopening in April turned glum Saturday as many realized that their children were not included in the latest plan. “It was initial excitement and overjoyed feelings of — is this really happening?” said Meredith Dodson, whose son is in preschool at Rooftop Elementary in the Twin Peaks neighborhood.…

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