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Amid SFUSD Controversies, Where Are the Student Voices?

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(Left to right) Shavonne Hines-Foster, a Lowell High School senior and student delegate for the district, Madeline Cho, a senior at George Washington High School, Vishal Krishnaiah, a junior at Lowell High School

The San Francisco Unified School District has been mired in several controversies over this past year, and the politics around its school board have been especially tense. Whether it’s the attempt to rename 44 schools, the debate over Lowell High School’s admissions process or tweets by Commissioner Alison Collins, adults have been taking up the most space in these public debates. And some student leaders say that the way these adults have been handling these conversations needs to change.

Guest: Holly J. McDede, KQED reporter

Episode transcript here.


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