The SFUSD Policy Change That Will Help Foster Youth Graduate With A Diploma

Earlier this year, San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) became the first school district in the state to grant high school diplomas to students who did not pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). With this change, more students left SFUSD with a high school diploma, enabling them to pursue postsecondary education or join the workforce with a secondary credential.

Help us Vote to Extend Legislation to Protect California's Vulnerable Children

California's Governor will soon decide whether to sign or vito legislation affecting the California Children's Services (CCS) program, and the tens of thousands of children it serves. Governor Brown is considering Assembly Bill 187, which would extend the CCS program in its current form and provide support and life-saving services to children suffering from chronic, life-threatening medical conditions.