Chef Dan Scherotter left his upscale restaurant, Palio d’Asti, last July to help kids at John O’Connell High School learn how to work in the kitchen. Noticing the lack of skilled workers entering restaurants out...
In the decade that Margot Goldstein has been an 11th-grade U.S. history teacher at John O’Connell High School, she has worked under five different principals. That’s not to mention countless deans and assistant principals who...
En promedio, los niños en el Distrito de la Misión faltan a clase constantemente o llegan tarde a la escuela más frecuentemente que otros alumnos en todo el distrito escolar. Asimismo, las escuelas en la...
On average, children in the Mission District perpetually skip class or arrive late to school more frequently than students in the entire school district. Schools in the Mission are also making significant strides to change...
What the Mission District lacked in rich people, it made up for in gas stations.
"You are one of the friendliest, kindest classes,” he says.
“I don’t want people to think, ‘Oh that just happens at our school,’” says Cruz. En Español
The parade, an administrator said, took over the city. En Español
“I thought you could step up. I know you can handle this,” says Cruz. En Español
Food, games and pumpkins galore. En Español
“How many of you have had moments where you think it sucks?” asks Cruz.
Mission High and John O'Connell show significant improvements, and all the struggling schools except Everett meet their targets. En Español
What other neighborhood would be fitting of a self-described guerrilla art movement?
Parents of low-performing schools aren't prepared to support the shutting down of the schools, one of the four options for low-achieving schools.