SFUSD Enrollment season is upon us! This Friday, letters go out to students and families letting them know which schools they can enroll in in this fall. Now that my girls are in the 3rd grade, it is easy to forget the anxiety and worry that many parents are currently feeling. They say: “Hindsight is 20-20.” With that in mind, I thought I’d take a moment to provide some perspective for parents who may be nervous right now.
I am sick and tired of parents who have NO experience with public schools, stereotyping our hard-working, caring and knowledgeable teachers, our active and engaged parents, and our bright and creative students… STOP TRASHING OUR SCHOOLS!
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.
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.
Congrats! You’ve got a “BIG KID”! Here’s some advice from veteran parents on ways to make the big transition to kindergarten!
After months of researching elementary schools, going on tours, and basically talking the issue to death with my husband, we finally got it together to submit our application paperwork for a local SFUSD Kindergarten…. Now what?