Earlier this month Board of Education Commissioners Sanchez and Cook proposed a resolution which would make changes to SFUSD’s interim assessment policy. Most notably it would allow teachers to opt out of district assessments. Unfortunately, parent voices have been absent from the conversation.

We say we value parents. Nonetheless, there is much work to be done before our schools are truly welcoming and inclusive for all families. This is my truth.

Healthy “choices” aren’t available for many low-income families in our country. What are you doing to help children at your child’s school?

Recently I began hosting a Black Family Breakfast at my girls’ school for black and mixed-race families as an effort to “explore race and culture.”