Category: Superintendent Vincent Matthews

Why four years of high school math matters

If your child is enrolled in a public school in San Francisco, their math classes will probably seem very different…

4 days ago

Deadline to apply to San Francisco public schools for next year is this week

Happy New Year! Even though it’s only January, it’s time to start thinking about August. Why? Because the deadline to…

2 weeks ago

Pitching student-centered solutions

What word comes to mind when you hear San Francisco public schools? If the word is innovative, then you’ve clearly…

1 month ago

Schools are better when everyone is included

Within the colorful walls of an elementary school last week, a teacher asked his students how they can be more…

1 month ago

Measuring how San Francisco schools are doing

Here at the San Francisco Unified School District, we discuss improving education every day. And on a regular basis we…

2 months ago

What I am grateful for on this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a few days away, and soon we will gather with friends and family to eat and give thanks.…

2 months ago

Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences

If you’re a parent, you have more than a full time job. You juggle work and kids’ schedules. You try…

2 months ago

Schools Superintendent Vincent Matthews: Helping students to grow as readers

There is a lot to love about November — sweet potato pie, extra cheesy macaroni and cheese, and football almost…

2 months ago