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The Next Big Thing in San Francisco

| by Sylvia Yee in Education Equity

Great public schools

In an op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle, VP of Programs Sylvia Yee talks about the difference that Vision 2025 can make in kids' and families' lives.

From the Gold Rush days, San Francisco has been a city of entrepreneurs and innovation. It is home to some of the world’s finest cultural institutions and most savvy and creative businesses. At the same time, income…

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What Does a Fair and Inclusive Society Look Like?

| by Sylvia Yee in Education Equity

How research and community collaboration are coming together at Cal

The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at U.C. Berkeley is asking hard questions, and transforming research into impact.

I recently had the pleasure of spending my Monday evening on the Cal campus, in beautiful fall weather at the foot of one of the university’s most recognizable landmarks, the Campanile. I was there to hear about a n…

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Education Equity Starts with Vision & Leadership

| by Sylvia Yee in Education Equity

Envisioning a brighter 2025

Vice President of Programs Sylvia Yee talks about the San Francisco School District's exciting, and difficult, work to transform public schools.

I am excited to share the latest news about the San Francisco Unified School District’s work to transform public education, close the opportunity gap and improve lifetime chances for all of our city’s children. T…

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What's Next for Early Education in San Francisco Schools?

| by Sylvia Yee in Education Equity

An interview with Carla Bryant

What is PreK-3, and why do we need it? What has SFUSD achieved so far, and where are they facing challenges? Carla Bryant shares her thoughts.

Carla Bryant is Chief of Early Education at the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). She recently discussed the status of the district’s work to support the success of its youngest students. What is Pre…

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Increasing California’s Preschool Slots is Just the First Step

| by Sylvia Yee in Education Equity

PreK-3 can help close the opportunity gap

When it comes to connecting preschool and K-12 learning, California is heading in the right direction. But we need to do more. SFUSD is keeping the bigger picture in mind.

I was pleased but not surprised when I read in a a recent post on EdSource that most Californians want greater access to preschool. Almost 80 percent of voters polled said that increasing the ava…

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