Even “good” charters come at a cost to our public education system. Last week, In the Public Interest, a research and policy center promoting the democratic control of public goods and services, released a report that measures how much charter schools are costing three California school districts. That might sound regional and hyper specific, but […]
Worried about picking a great kindergarten for your kid? What about middle school? High school? Check out information to help you understand the application process.
Can you believe it? In only TEN more days, on August 15th, 2011, SFUSD students will start their first day of school. Based on my experience as a mom and teacher, I’ve put together a list of 5 easy ways families can prepare their child for a successful school year! The countdown for school begins now! […]
San Francisco families of four and five-year olds will be the first to benefit from the district’s new enrollment system. This fall, incoming kindergarten applicants will receive preferential placement if they live within neighborhood school “attendance areas.” Here’s an excerpt from the SFUSD website: ———- SFUSD Application Deadline: “New Elementary Attendance Areas for San Francisco […]