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Students discussing a book outside

O’Connell High’s Test Score Gains Are Top in District

John O’Connell High School student Damonni Minor’s favorite subjects are math and science, although her grades don’t always reflect her enthusiasm. “I think homework is pointless,” said Minor, who gets mostly C’s. “I already know...
Teachers, students and community members used signs like this one to try and rally up support for high school ethnic studies courses. (Rigoberto Hernandez)

Community Rallies for H.S. Ethnic Studies Courses

Supporters rally in red for a ninth grade ethnic studies pilot program.

School Assignments = Complex Math

Armed with inconclusive data on six options, the S.F. Board of Education works on a redesign for school assignments.

Increasing Diversity Continues to Confound School Board

The mountains loom large over the San Francisco Board of Education’s attempt to increase diversity in schools across the city and reverse a widening racial disparity in achievement. While many urban areas have struggled to...