Tag Archives: educational equity
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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* BUILD a platform for change with other parents.
* JOIN PLAN’s campaign to impact NCLB! Continue reading