San Francisco Unified School District will once again lean on teachers in order to trim expenses as it faces another year of probable state budget cuts. Read More
Criminal charges against a single black mother and conviction of another for sending their children to schools in districts in which they are not residents provide yet more indications of deep problems in our country. Read More
Her name is Kelley Williams-Bolar. She’s 40, a college student, a teachers aide and a single mom. And, on Jan. 15, she became a convicted felon.
Here’s how this sorry state of affairs came about. Williams-Bolar lives in an Akron, Ohio, public housing project. In addition to attending college, she worked at an Akron high school as a teaching assistant. Sounds like a solid, law-abiding citizen, right? Read More
Several school district employees and a community group are under investigation after grant funds allegedly went missing. Read More
Millions of dollars worth of school programs that serve underprivileged students could be sacrificed due to the district’s looming $30 million deficit.
Districts statewide, including the San Francisco Unified School District, receive funding from the state called Tier 3 that has, until now, been considered categorical, or earmarked for a specific purpose. Read More