By ALLISON DAVIS Parents lined up outside of Room 201, awaiting the news with the gravity of a patient awaiting a medical diagnosis. As they exited after receiving updates on their child’s grades, attendance and behavior after the first few weeks at John O’Connell High, it was clear that the results were mixed. Some, with silent children in tow, kept...
Mexican wrestling comes to John O'Connell high school in San Francisco's Mission District. By AMANDA MARTINEZ and STEVE SALDIVAR
Flynn Elementary lets Merrill Lynch bigwig play principal, and wins new friend. By ALLISON DAVIS
Religion and family make the difference in Grant's life. By SHIKIRI HIGHTOWER
Schools hand out 453 pink slips this week. By SHIKIRI HIGHTOWER
The taco truck debate renewed: bigger, meatier and with extra salsa.
Driver education and awareness
Fifty-five years after Brown v. Board of Education, minority students still end up in the same struggling schools.
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 address segregation and poor test performance among black and Hispanic students from low-income families, San Francisco faces a fairly unique geographical challenge.
With an estimated 800 classes scheduled to be chopped, City College of San Francisco students fear they won't be able to graduate or transfer.
Armed with inconclusive data on six options, the S.F. Board of Education works on a redesign for school assignments.
Upcoming town halls will give parents a voice in the process.
Achievement gap hearings begin Tuesday at City College. En Español
A proposed public charter school would bring a longer school day, unique curriculum.
En Español CAFE LA BOHEME 6 A.M. Good Morning Mission District! It’s a surprisingly brisk 54° F, overcast and expected to be pretty much the same until later this evening. Big Week March is blowing in like a lion. Today the March Against Muni starts at 5 P.M. at Powell and Market. On Wednesday, the first public meeting regarding the...