In 2008, the fight over whether to allow students in San Francisco public schools to have the option of joining the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps was in full swing. Arguments broke out at public meetings and sent Board of Education sessions late into the night. Ultimately voters endorsed the JROTC program with a non-binding resolution. So what has happened to JROTC? Read More
JROTC teachers have one more year to obtain a physical education teaching credential in order to teach the independent-study course and maintain the program.
The San Francisco Unified School District granted a one-year extension to the nine instructors Tuesday evening, two years after obtaining approval from the Board of Education to continue to offer the program to high school students. Read More
Nine JROTC teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District are looking to obtain a year extension on a deadline to receive a teaching credential to save their jobs, and possibly the program.
This is the latest obstacle for a program that has been mired in controversy. Read More
The wait is over! The Board of Supervisors is back! And I’m happy to watch the meetings so you don’t have to. Here are the highlights from Tuesday (along with my interpretations of debate excerpts): Read More