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The Mission Science Workshop celebrates 25 years in the Mission District. Photo by Laura Waxmann

Science Workshop Celebrates 25 Years in the Mission

For the past 25 years, Mission resident Dan Sudran and his small team of instructors at the Mission Science Workshop have provided underserved students with a safe space outside of the classroom to tinker, explore, and wonder about nature, technology, and science. On Thursday, the workshop celebrated its quarter century anniversary by opening the doors to its auto shop-turned-science-lab to...
Rosario Anaya. fotografía por cortesía de la Mission Language and Vocational School

Fallece a los 70 Años Rosario Anaya, Defensora y Líder de la Comunidad.

Cuando el San Francisco Unified School District, (Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Francisco, SFUSD, por sus siglas en inglés) se enfrentó a problemas de presupuesto a inicios de la década de los 80, el voto de Rosario Anaya, que había sido parte de la San Francisco Board of Education (Junta de Educación de San Francisco), permitiría tomar la decisión de...

Teach For America Vote Draws Local Ire and Support

After vocal opposition, a delayed decision, and energetic debate, the San Francisco School Board voted to renew its contract with Teach For America to hire its usual 15 teaching corps members to work in “hard-to-fill” positions in the city’s schools. Superintendent Richard Carranza recently implored the board to give him the tools he needed to staff city schools amidst a...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Rewind: If you want to spend your Sunday taking a break from the digital age why not embrace the magic of old school photo booths. The Bold italic reminds us that the city’s best black and white film booths are located in the Mission. All you need is a handful of crisp dollar bills and someone you want to cram...

Increasing Diversity Continues to Confound School Board

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.