On August 13, 2012 the Executive Board of the United Educators of San Francisco voted to endorse Matt Haney, Beverly Popek, Sam Rodriguez, and Shamann Walton for SFUSD School Board. According to UESF President Dennis Kelly, these four candidates represent a much-needed new perspective for San Francisco’s public schools. Continue reading →
Stand together to fully fund our schools and to save our political voice
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This is a critical time for public education in the state of California and in the city of San Francisco. Statewide, we must do everything we can to pass Prop. 30, the temporary tax measure that will help our schools avoid financial disaster, and to stop Prop. 32 – the Special Exemptions Act that seeks to silence our political voice while allowing billionaires and corporate Super PACs to spend freely.
Locally, we must elect a school board that respects the work we do in the classroom, and our rights as professional educators.
With so much at stake, and so much to win…or lose…lets take a stand for our students and our profession.
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Measure Fails to Pass After Strong Final Surge for No Vote
It’s official – Prop. H has lost in a photo finish! Though the final results were close, our side carried election-day voters by a margin over 11%. This shows that the more people learned about Prop. H, the less they liked it.
Thanks to everyone who got involved to help educate voters of San Francisco about the dangers of this measure. Had it passed, the misguided and poorly worded initiative would have meant the city of San Francisco was officially on record standing against parent choice and diversity in our schools.
Special thanks to UESF Political Director Ken Tray for his good work lining up our city’s elected leaders, including Mayor Ed Lee, against the measure; and for his work debating the measure’s sponsors across town, leading to the vast majority of voter groups and Democratic Clubs coming out against Prop. H.