United Parents for Education has always been about pushing a kids-first agenda in the San Diego Unified School District.

In the last week, that effort took on new life.

By spearheading the ‘Four the Kids,’ they launched a public campaign to take a seat at the teacher union bargaining table with four items: 1 – Support and Recognize Excellent Teachers; 2 – Best-fit Staffing Decisions; 3 – Supportive Instructional Environment; and 4 – No Substitute for a Quality Teacher.

The group of parents laid out their goals first in a highly-read opinion-editorial written by United Parents for Education Executive Director Lisa Berlanga on April 3 in the U-T San Diego (‘Parents: Teacher contracts should weigh student needs’) followed by a live interview on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego and subsequent news stories after the Tuesday San Diego Unified School District board meeting.

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Other stories followed by Education Week, EdSource and California Political News & Views, Around the Capitol with more to come.

Do you support a teacher contract that is fair for teacher and good for kids? Sign an online petition or send a letter to the San Diego Unified School District board today! Click here for details.

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