The first time Richard Carranza stepped inside a classroom, he didn’t speak a word of English. Now, decades later and armed with years of experience in teaching and education administration, Carranza has full control of...
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...
Daisey Sanchez enjoys helping people. In the last few years, the Mission District native has helped teach special education classes in public schools in the neighborhood, and this semester she planned her department’s graduation ceremony....
Some think options like academic enrichment are better then summer school. This summer will test that notion. En Español
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They are supposed to ride the buses afters school to prevent problems, but few have seen them. The cost to the city? $673.556. En Español
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To apply for Race to the Top stimulus funds, SFUSD will have to base teacher evaluations on student standardized test scores. En Español
A proposed public charter school would bring a longer school day, unique curriculum.
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Upcoming town halls will give parents a voice in the process.
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Armed with inconclusive data on six options, the S.F. Board of Education works on a redesign for school assignments.
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Kai Klaassen's portraits of cafeteria workers show at Mission Pie.
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Free but foul. By AMANDA MARTINEZ
By ALLISON DAVIS Horace Mann sends students home with laptops in their arms.
By NOAH BUHAYAR A routine meeting of San Francisco Unified School District’s Augmented Budget and Business Services Committee grew tense Monday evening, as board members and district staff revisited the logic of cutting funding for...