At the same time, her eldest child was about to become a kindergartner. Ryan said she toured 10 public schools and four private schools, and then set her heart on the nearest public elementary, Alvarado. It's considered a high-performing school because it scored 812 points on the state Academic Performance Index, surpassing the standard of excellence, 800. … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.
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"We want to return to safe, welcoming and thriving schools -- and that can’t happen until we put the health and safety precautions of our educators, our students and the larger community ahead of the unreasonable demand to return to school buildings that lack the necessary protocols to keep us safe," Stacy Davis Gates, CTU's vice president, said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Chicago’s plan to reopen schools hits another barrier as union threatens strike
"It’s offensive to parents who are juggling their children’s daily at-home learning schedules with doing their own jobs and maintaining their sanity," she said at the time, according to Courthouse News. "It’s offensive to me as someone who went to our public schools, who loves our public schools, and who knows how those years in the classroom are what lifted me out of poverty and into college. It’s offensive to our kids who are staring at screens day after day instead of learning and growing with their classmates and friends." … [Read more...] about San Francisco school board votes to rename schools honoring Washington, Lincoln, Feinstein, others
While TEN found results similar to Keating, it also found that parents report their children are spending about half the time in live instruction, an average of 15 hours a week, compared to before the pandemic, and that only half feel their children will be prepared to advance to the next grade level. … [Read more...] about Online Poll Finds Nearly 1 In 6 Parents Has Moved Child Out Of Denver Public Schools
“I want to acknowledge the hard work of Caitlin Soch and our amazing facilities team at DPS for their work on FREE menstrual products prior to my tenure on the Denver School Board!” Anderson wrote. … [Read more...] about Free Menstrual Products Now Available In Restrooms In Denver Public Schools