The Endrews decision, 2 years later

As stated in this April 2018 article, “A year after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that schools must offer students with disabilities an education reasonably calculated to enable them to “make progress appropriate in light of the child’s circumstances,” what has changed? On the one hand, not much, if evaluating the dozens of special… Read More

A Longstanding Discussion of Equity

On September 13, 2018, the San Mateo-Foster City School Board began discussing an Equity Resolution – 6_1_Resolution091819Equity_0 – to address issues in the District.  The Draft Resolution proposes to form an Equity Task Force to assist the District is addressing these issues. The Board will continue their discussion at future meetings or study sessions. I am a strong… Read More

Annual Peninsula Democratic Coalition Family Potluck Picnic & Auction

Hosted by the Peninsula Democratic Coalition (PDC) 19 August 2018 – 4PM to 7PM Cuesta Park, Mountain View Join us at the PDC Annual Potluck Picnic & Auction! Facebook Event: Tickets ($10 donation per person) at: will be attending the BBQ. Stop by. We’d love to meet you and hear what you have to say… Read More

Food for Thought

While we are dedicated to achieving better outcomes for all special needs kids at, I personally believe that society often puts mental health in a different category of need and concern than other special needs.  This statement is admittedly biased and is based solely upon my own personal experience with my child with special… Read More