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Author: Noah Buhayar

Budget Cuts Curtail School Programs

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...

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Now All They Need Are Books

By NOAH BUHAYAR For Alicia Ruiz, a 31-year-old stay-at-home mom, holding off on a few back-to-school purchases for her three children these last few weeks was a no-brainer. “With the economic crisis, it’s difficult to buy for...

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School Principals Push Back Against Blight

By NOAH BUHAYAR On a recent morning, Peter Avila was checking out the exterior of Marshall Elementary, on the corner of Capp and 15th Streets, when he came to a newly installed gate. He took off his belt and dangled it through...

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With Kindergartens Full, Parents Wait

By NOAH BUHAYAR Before classes started August 29th, the brightly painted halls at Buena Vista Alternative Elementary School were quiet, the classrooms empty and dark. But Jennifer Irvine was there, hoping to find two extra seats...

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Stop the Bus! We’re Walking.

By NOAH BUHAYAR At Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School, yellow school buses and cars are out, walking and biking in. “I think it’s good for the kids to grow up seeing that you don’t have to get in the car,” said Cathy O’Connor, a...

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