Principal Sheila Sammon and her staff and students at Paul Revere Elementary School have something to celebrate.
The K-8 school in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood made the largest gain among The City’s elementary schools in the Academic Performance Index to put them within reach of the state’s performance target for the first time in its history.
At Malcolm X Academy, a small elementary school on top of a hill in the Bayview, more than 90 percent of students qualify for a free or reduced-price lunch. The school is surrounded by housing projects, and the neighborhood has one of the highest rates of violence in The City.
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About 20 parents rallied outside a Bernal Heights school Thursday, demanding the removal of its principal for an array of alleged actions that included physical punishment of students and restrictive bathroom policies.
The parents allege that Sheila Sammon, who took over at Paul Revere K-8 School in 2010, discriminates against black and Hispanic families and has instituted a harsh discipline policy involving silent lunches and recesses in the school’s basement. Read More
About 20 parents rallied outside a Bernal Heights school this morning, demanding the removal of the school’s principal.The parents alleged that Sheila Sammon, who took over at Paul Revere PK-8 School in 2010, discriminates against black and Latino families and will not allow parents into the school. They said she had instituted a harsh discipline policy, which involves “silent lunch” and “silent recess,” allegedly held in the school’s basement. Read More