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Asian and Pacific Islanders Stand to Benefit from Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Race Conscious Policies for College Admissions

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled, by a vote of 4-3, in the case of Fisher v. Texas to uphold the value of creating a diverse student body allowing university officials to consider race among many factors in making holistic … Continue reading

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Meet Parent Leader Juan Situ

Parent leader Juan Situ

“I became a CAA parent leader because I worried about my kids’ growth in school.” Juan, like all parents, wants her children to have the best education possible. But it was hard for her as a limited English-speaking immigrant to … Continue reading

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CAA Parent Advocates

Cindy Li

I became a CAA Parent Advocate five years ago because I wanted better public schools for my children. Each Parent Advocate is a limited-English proficient parent and, over the years, we have put our focus on education, language access, and … Continue reading

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Candidates Forums for San Francisco School Board Election

Meet the candidates who are running for three open seats on the San Francisco Board of Education. Hear them address key public education issues. Friday, October 22 6:30-8:00 p.m. Tenderloin Community School 627 Turk Street (bet. Polk & Van Ness) … Continue reading

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Council for Affirmative Action 2010 Equity Conference on the Impact of Budget Cuts on Under-represented and Low-Income Students

CSU faculty and community leaders come together to explore the impact of budget cuts on under-represented and low-income students and what it means for California’s future. Vincent Pan, CAA executive director, will be a panelist. Continue reading

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New SF City College Campus for Chinatown, North Beach Passes Milestone (Bay City News)

Posted on KRON.com by Kimberlee Sakamoto 2/23/2010 SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — The new City College of San Francisco campus that will serve Chinatown and North Beach moved one step closer to reality Tuesday morning as school officials gathered to mark … Continue reading

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New UC Admissions Policy Would Hurt African Americans, Asians (New America Media)

The new freshman admission policy will take UC admissions in the wrong direction, and it will seriously affect minority applicants. Analysis by Henry Der Continue reading

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VVPA to be Honored at PLAN’s 2009 Celebration Dinner

The Visitacion Valley Parents Association, CAA’s leadership development program for public school parents, will be honored at Parent Leadership Action Network’s (PLAN) annual dinner on December 3, 2009. Each year, PLAN recognizes outstanding parents and organizations who promote educational justice … Continue reading

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Is UC opening the door to trouble? (Los Angeles Times)

For 13 years, University of California officials have wrestled with a seemingly insoluble problem: how to sustain a student body that reflects the state’s vast diversity without violating Proposition 209, the 1996 ballot measure banning race-based affirmative action. Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind Training by Bay Area Parent Leadership Action Network (PLAN)

* LEARN about the impact of NCLB on our schools.
* SHARE your stories & vision for education reform.
* BUILD a platform for change with other parents.
* JOIN PLAN’s campaign to impact NCLB! Continue reading

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