CONTACT: Erica Holloway
Media Consultant, United Parents for Education
(619) 796-1651


San Diego Leaders’ Call for CLEAR Public Schools

Business, Education Coalition Fight for Greater Transparency, Results


United Parents for Education (UPforEd) to join the launch of the newly-formed ‘Coalition for Local Education through Accountability of Resources,’ or CLEAR.

The coalition will unveil a 4-point plan calling for increased transparency through community engagement to the San Diego Unified Board of Trustees. The plan focuses on a greater degree of oversight of public school tax dollars, measuring  student classroom success and closing the achievement gap.


  • 10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2014


  • In front of Emerald Plaza on “C” Street, 402 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101



Lisa Berlanga, Executive Director, United Parents for Education

Jerry Sanders, Executive Director, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Sean Karafin, Economic Policy Analyst, San Diego County Taxpayers Association

       Other CLEAR Members:

      • ACLU
      • Barrio Logan College Institute
      • League of Women Voters – San Diego
      • Ninth District PTA
      • Urban League of San Diego County


Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) into law giving parents and community members an unprecedented role in  keeping districts accountable to students through the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

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