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Recap: Warriors logos and student assignment

Two substantive discussions at tonight’s meeting: First, the Golden State Warriors organization and other donors have offered to resurface the basketball courts at Willie Brown Middle School. The proposal involved putting team logos on the courts, a retaining wall around … Continue reading

4th annual student assignment report is out!

The 4th annual report on student assignment outcomes is out and the “Equity in Student Assignment” resolution I authored with  Commissioner Fewer is a major focus of the analysis. Our resolution will also be the main topic of Monday evening’s … Continue reading

Student assignment highlights, 2015-16 first round

The letters went in the mail Friday afternoon, and the results of the first part of the 2015-16 assignment process are out. If your child wasn’t a younger sibling and wanted one seat at Clarendon, you had to compete with … Continue reading

Recap: Student Assignment Committee, Feb. 5

Another good discussion in the Student Assignment committee tonight. We continue to analyze data around the “Supporting Equity in Student Assignment” resolution proposed by Commissioner Fewer and I last summer; we are also more broadly talking about ongoing re-segregation in … Continue reading

Student assignment committee report: 12/8

I am chairing the Ad-Hoc Committee on Student Assignment for the 2014-15 school year, and we had a meeting December 8 to discuss the pending resolution I authored with Commissioner Fewer that would change the strength of preferences offered to … Continue reading

Considering changes to student assignment

As reported in yesterday’s Chronicle, Board President Sandra Lee Fewer and I are working on a proposal to change the student assignment system — really, to tweak it — by reordering the preferences for Kindergarten admissions. After reading and absorbing … Continue reading

3rd annual student assignment report is final

Download it here— hot off the presses. A draft of the report was shared with Commissioners in February – this final draft takes into account comments and questions from that discussion.

Annual student assignment report is out!

The district has released its analysis of the student assignment process for enrollment in 2012-13  (to be abundantly clear: we are currently enrolling for 2013-14, so this report contains data and analysis for those who applied for school entry in … Continue reading

Student assignment and unintended consequences

Did you know that the district has acknowledged making a mistake in the way it has handled 6th and 9th grade assignments for 2012-13? To catch it, you would have had to be listening very closely last Tuesday evening (June … Continue reading

Student assignment and transportation: meeting recap

At tonight’s meeting of the Ad Hoc committee on student assignment, Board members were briefed on the Superintendent’s proposed transportation policy, which will come up for a vote at tomorrow night’s meeting of the full Board. The upshot: General education … Continue reading