Our district says it cares about Arab students. Nonetheless, when it comes to resourcing schools to support them in meeting the needs of students and families… Lately, I’m hearing *crickets*. After the election, Arab students came to my daughters’ school in tears, literally. They asked why the president hated them and their families. With a […]
A report back from the SFUSD Ad Hoc Student Assignment System Committee meeting. How can student assignment better integrate our schools?
This fall, I’m excited to share that there will be TWO upcoming events sponsored by SFUSD via the African-American Achievement and Leadership Initiative and in partnership with the San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators, 100% College Prep, Mo’Magic and other amazing organizations focused on helping Black students access college and career opportunities. Please spread the word […]
Despite our accolades for the district’s recent achievements in supporting Black students, we must still acknowledge the work we’ve yet to do. And that includes speaking up!
10 years after approving AEMP, educators are asking if art and music instruction is really happening in “every school”, for “every student”, “every day”.
We need to get serious about challenging our beliefs about math — who is good at it, and how we learn it.