Tag Archives: education

A Five Keys graduate smiles. Photo courtesy of filmmaker Annelise Wunderlich.

With Doc, Mission Residents Go Inside High School In Jail

Four years after approaching the subject, filmmakers Annelise Wunderlich and Richard O’Connell feel it’s the perfect time to finish their documentary on the nation’s first adult high school inside a county jail system: San Francisco’s...
From left to right: Dolores Terrazas, Children Services Division Director at MNC; Santiago Ruiz, MNC Executive Director; and Michele Rutherford, Deputy Director of the new San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education celebrated MNC's becoming a federal Head Start grantee. Photo by Laura Wenus

Nonprofit Will Expand Head Start in the Mission

  After 40 years of indirect partnership with Head Start, which provides daycare and nutrition services for children of underprivileged families, the Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC) announced Wednesday that it is now a direct grantee of...
A protesting caroler holds up a sign outside the City College Board of Trustees meeting in December.

Battle to Save City College Divides Teachers and Administration

Over 100 Christmas carolers braved the cold Thursday night to sing outside the City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees meeting. The chorus included faculty, staff and students who earlier had lobbied for San...
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Giving Thanks: Streetside Stories Helps Students Share Experiences

Tech Tales, a program of Mission District non-profit Streetside Stories, helps students tell the true stories of their lives through art, and improves literacy skills in the process. The organization is tailored to middle schoolers who...