One of San Francisco’s favorite past-times is bashing SFUSD’s School Assignment System. But is a “broken lottery” really to blame for the White Flight from our city’s public schools?
As an experienced educator, I am often struck by how LITTLE most parents know about evaluating a “good school” for their kids.
Many parents unwittingly perpetuate segregation in our schools. Why school “choice” is hurting us and our schools.
#FLOTUS is in the house! (That’s First Lady of the United States to those of you NOT on Twitter yet!) And she’s talking ’bout COLLEGE!
CARE proponents (read: Lowell families) who originally marketed their proposal as “two-track accelerated Algebra” have repackaged their plan using the words “optional pathways” and “choice” to advocate for a reinstatement of tracking in SFUSD.
Some advice and reassurance from veteran parents about the SFUSD wait pool.
This advice for parents on the First Day of Kindergarten.
Baby owls wake up and their mother is gone! A mommy raccoon eases her baby raccoon’s worries about the first day of school. A mommy pig reassures her little one about being away… Use these great books to ease separation anxiety and worries about school.
We all know Back-to-School Sale season is a great time to get extra supplies at great discounts. But did you know it’s also a time families can help out our schools? While you’re out shopping to get supplies, why not consider getting resources that will make a big difference for teachers this fall?
Congrats! You’ve got a “BIG KID”! Here’s some advice from veteran parents on ways to make the big transition to kindergarten!