We Won’t Accept That Our Children Won’t Succeed.
The recent article published in CalMatters on black student achievement in San Francisco does a mediocre job of telling half the story of the work we have done in the district for the black community; it also makes a damaging statement about an entire population of children by calling them the worst in the state. As Black members of the Board of Education, we won’t and can’t stand for such vicious characterization of our children, especially when there are so many inequities that exist in our schools and communities. The persistent disparity in achievement outcomes of our children were some of the primary reasons we decided to get involved at the policy level.
Click here to read the full article.