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San Francisco County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Board Member; San Francisco Unified School District Voter Information

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Hydra Mendoza Click here for more information about this candidate 102173 votes 21.4%

  • Occupation: Education Advisor to Mayor Gavin Newsom
  • Incumbant, Vice President, Board of Education
  • Former Executive Director, Parents for Public Schools
  • Build partnerships throughout the City to invest in public education
  • Support teachers with training and resources to ensure quality instruction in the classroom
  • Promote equity and access so that every graduate of SFUSD is college or career ready
Kim-Shree Maufas Click here for more information about this candidate 69173 votes 14.49%
  • Occupation: Commissioner
  • MBA - University of Phoenix/SF (Fin w/Marketg)
  • BA - University of San Francisco (Human Communications)
  • AA - Los Angeles City College (Mass Media Communications)
  • Continue to Embed & Monitor Social Justice Policies I've created for SFUSD to Ensure Access for All
  • School Site Development via implementation of Master Principal Program
  • Address Remediation through Restructuring Early Literacy across all Academic Subjects
Emily Murase Click here for more information about this candidate 68853 votes 14.42%
  • Occupation: Executive Director, SF Department on the Status of Women
  • Public school parent of two daughters attending Rosa Parks Elementary School
  • Member of the Rosa Parks School Site Council, the JBBP Parent Teacher Community Council, and the Lowell Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • In 2008, chaired the San Francisco Board of Education Parent Advisory Council
  • Served on the Proposition A Steering Committee which successfully passed a local measure to increase teacher salaries in 2008
  • PhD in Communication (Stanford University), MA in International Relations (UC San Diego), AB in Modern Japanese History (Bryn Mawr College), Lowell HS
  • In 2009, honored as the "Woman of the Year" by Senator Leland Yee
  • Tackling the district budget head-on
  • Advancing high quality schools
  • Growing student enrollment
Margaret Brodkin Click here for more information about this candidate 67790 votes 14.2%
  • Occupation: Education Nonprofit Director
  • Director, Coleman Advocates for Children, 1978-2004
  • Director, SF Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, 2004-2009
  • Director, New Day for Learning, 2009-2010
  • Keeping families in San Francisco
  • More funding for schools
  • Closing the achievement gap
Natasha D Hoehn Click here for more information about this candidate 35831 votes 7.51%
  • Occupation: Nonprofit Education Director
  • Senior Partner, California Education Partners
  • B.A. Yale University
  • Former Public Middle School Teacher
  • Chair, San Francisco After School for All Council
  • Provide a rigorous, relevant, engaging curriculum for every student in every neighborhood, pre-school through graduation
  • Ensure great teaching and leadership in every school
  • Empower parents and build partnerships
Tom Chan 34897 votes 7.31%
Bill Barnes 24819 votes 5.2%
Jamie Rafaela Wolfe Click here for more information about this candidate 21909 votes 4.59%
  • Occupation: Educator
  • B.A. Political Science
  • CA State Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Equitable Access to Education for Every Child!
  • Healthy Foods in our Public School Lunch Programs & On-Campus Vending Machines!
  • Budget Stability to Revive Summer School Programs and Hire More Teachers!
Omar Khalif Click here for more information about this candidate 18379 votes 3.85%
  • Occupation: Parent/ Community Organizer
  • Bachelor of Arts Humanities
  • Transparency, .
  • Oversight
  • Accountability, respect, communities, parents and children
Winifred Dajani Click here for more information about this candidate 17317 votes 3.63%
  • Occupation: Educator
  • California Credentialed Teacher
  • MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • MA French
  • Teacher with Refugee Transitions
  • Proficiency in Literacy and Math for students entering 4th grade
  • Better model in ESL to improve academic and career readiness of ELL students so they are more competitive
  • Development of private partnerships with the SFUSD to offset budget cuts
Starchild Click here for more information about this candidate 14551 votes 3.05%
  • Occupation: Erotic Service Provider
  • Former government school student (K-8th grade)
  • Winner of 2010 YouthVote for School Board
  • BA in journalism from San Francisco State University
  • Allow each student to attend his/her first choice school within the district. Expand popular schools and close unpopular schools.
  • Raise teacher salaries and cut administrator salaries to pay for it. Put teachers in charge of the schools, with administrators working for them.
  • Maximize choice and make education more consumer-driven, with schools and teachers more accountable to students and parents. Put lesson plans online.

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