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The Coleman Report • May 21, 2014  

A weekly update on issues, policies and actions affecting children, youth and families in San Francisco. 


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Tomorrow 5/22: District presentation of LCAP 1st draft

When: Thursday 5/22 6pm

Where: SFUSD Board of Ed Chambers 555 Franklin St.

Tomorrow, the district will present the 1st draft of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) to the Board of Education.  If you came out to our LCAP Community Forum on May 1st or if you attended another community conversation, join us tomorrow to learn how the district has incorporated your feedback into their accountability plan and find out how they plan to allocate funds to increase and improve services for high-need student populations in SFUSD.

Click here to see the report of the district’s preliminary findings

Next Steps for the LCAP after tomorrow’s draft presentation include:  

5/27: At next Tuesday’s Board of Ed Meeting (also 6pm 555 Franklin), the Parent Advisory Committee will formally present our findings and recommendations for the LCAP.

6/10: the first reading of the LCAP will take place at this BOE meeting.

6/24: The LCAP will be officially adopted at this BOE meeting. 



Click here to check out a short preview for the Solutions Not Suspensions Film


Join us on June 21st for BBQ and a Youth Arts and Performance Showcase! 



How Local Governments are Hacking Immigration Reform, The Atlantic 5/13/14

SF School Board removes district-wide policy on headgear, SF Examiner 5/14/14

Fast Food Strikes for Better Wages Hit 30 Countries, Equal Voice for Families 5/15/14

The Common Core is an opportunity for education equity, Center for American Progress 5/19/14

DOJ investigating California’s services for English Language Learners, Southern CA Public Radio 5/19/14

In Oakland, Gentrification Erodes Idea of Homes for All, Equal Voice for Families 5/19/14

Former Contractors Claim Hunters Point Cleanup is Botched, NBC Bay Area 5/20/14


A huge thanks to everyone who helped make our PMAC Dance-a-thon a Success! 



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