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UPforEd, is an independent, grassroots and parent-led organization working to engage and connect San Diego Unified School District parents and other supporters to improve and strengthen our local public schools. We value parents as stakeholders representing the most important element in public schools – our children. UPforEd shares knowledge and resources so that parents become …

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We Can Change the Story: You’ve seen the headlines… “Award Winning Teacher Receives Pink Slips 10 Years in a Row,” “Elementary School to Lose 50% of its Staff,” or “Favorite Art Teacher Bumped out by More Senior Teacher…” These stories have become commonplace as California has had to tighten its budgetary belt. And the headlines …

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  Harriet Tubman Village Charter School A few years ago you would not have found Cara Pedersen at a school, you would have found her behind a desk working as a corporate tax accountant. After graduating from CAL Poly with her B.A., corporate America is where she landed her first job. But after a couple …

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