SFUSD Suspensions Up Last School Year

By Phillip on Sunday, April, 3rd, 2016 in Announcements.

Kevine Boggess, director of policy with Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, is critical of how the policy has rolled out thus far and said the district has more work to do to reduce suspensions. “What we would like to see is a trained staff person come into that classroom and support that teacher to Read more…

Find An Alternative To Education Tax Credit

By Phillip on Saturday, March, 5th, 2016 in Announcements.

by Lori Bezahler, Commentary In his proposed budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo once again allocates $150 million for education tax credits that would divert much-needed resources from public schools to create vouchers for private and parochial school tuition. Although his attempts to create these vouchers have been defeated repeatedly, he is trying again. Click Here For Read more…

Growing Up with Injustice

By Marc R. on Monday, August, 10th, 2015 in Announcements.

A case study of Foundation grantees efforts to end punitive school discipline practices and replace them with policies and practices that support student learning.

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We need to make changes that put all of our students on the path to success

By Marc R. on Monday, February, 9th, 2015 in Announcements, Newsroom.

by Lori Bezahler, Cassie Schwerner and Kavitha Mediratta President Obama’s November report on Women and Girls of Color was an important step, inviting attention to reduce the barriers confronting them on the path to college and careers. On February 11, a panel of experts will gather on Capitol Hill to discuss the issue with Sen. Read more…