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Agnes Liang, who will be a senior at Mission High School, is running for one of the two student representative seats on the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Turbulent year on school board leaves student delegates undeterred

Around this time last year, Shavonne Hines-Foster and Kathya Correa Almanza were…

Agnes Liang, who will be a senior at Mission High School, is running for one of the two student representative seats on the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Homeless Prenatal Program at 2500 18th St. hopes to build supportive housing on the site of the blue building behind it at 2530 18th St. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Nonprofit serving homeless mothers to build supportive housing in Mission

A nonprofit serving pregnant homeless women and families in San Francisco hopes…

The Homeless Prenatal Program at 2500 18th St. hopes to build supportive housing on the site of the blue building behind it at 2530 18th St. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The vacant property at 730 Stanyan St. in the Haight currently houses a safe sleeping site for the homeless. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Affordable housing project on former McDonald’s site delayed as city adds units

The start of construction on an affordable housing project on the site…

The vacant property at 730 Stanyan St. in the Haight currently houses a safe sleeping site for the homeless. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Tara Hobson, center, principal at SF International High School, welcomes a student back on Monday, April 26, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD seniors get a chance to say goodbye to school in person

Deal to briefly return older students to school leaves many parents and teens dissatisfied

Tara Hobson, center, principal at SF International High School, welcomes a student back on Monday, April 26, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City College union deal staves off layoffs, class cuts

One year agreement allows community college time to improve its finances

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Students in an after-school community hub move quickly through a social circle as they play a game at the Mission YMCA on Friday, May 7, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Parents scramble for ‘Summer Together’ spaces

City program offering free camps sees high demand, confusion over enrollment

Students in an after-school community hub move quickly through a social circle as they play a game at the Mission YMCA on Friday, May 7, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The fatal shooting of San Francisco resident Roger Allen by Daly City police on April 7 prompted protests in both cities. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Daly City approves body-worn and vehicle cameras for police after fatal shooting

Daly City officials on Wednesday approved body and vehicle cameras for police…

The fatal shooting of San Francisco resident Roger Allen by Daly City police on April 7 prompted protests in both cities. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Ja’Mari Oliver, center, 11, a fifth grader at Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, is surrounded by his classmates at a protest outside the Safeway at Church and Market streets on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in support of him following an April 26 incident where he was falsely accused by an employee of stealing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

School community rallies behind Black classmate stopped at Safeway

‘When you mess with one of us, you mess with all of us’

Ja’Mari Oliver, center, 11, a fifth grader at Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, is surrounded by his classmates at a protest outside the Safeway at Church and Market streets on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in support of him following an April 26 incident where he was falsely accused by an employee of stealing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Unified School District spends less in the classroom than other large school districts but has more senior administrative staff.

Data shows SFUSD behind other districts on tax funding, classroom spending

With spending cuts on the horizon, school board members are taking a…

San Francisco Unified School District spends less in the classroom than other large school districts but has more senior administrative staff.
The University of San Francisco stopped paying into medical reimbursement accounts of employees who were teaching remotely during the pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Remote work exposes loophole in SF health care mandate

Ronen introducing legislation requiring medical reimbursement contributions to continue

The University of San Francisco stopped paying into medical reimbursement accounts of employees who were teaching remotely during the pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People gathered at Civic Center Plaza on March 12 to protest proposed faculty layoffs at City College of San Francisco, which is facing a $33 million budget deficit for the next academic year . (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

CCSF seeks city funding as cuts, state takeover loom

While President Joe Biden this week pitched a plan to offer federal…

People gathered at Civic Center Plaza on March 12 to protest proposed faculty layoffs at City College of San Francisco, which is facing a $33 million budget deficit for the next academic year . (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Planning Commission on Thursday approved office projects at 474 Bryant and 77 Stillman streets, depicted in renderings above. (Courtesy photo)

New office buildings approved in South of Market

The Planning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved two seven-story office buildings on…

The Planning Commission on Thursday approved office projects at 474 Bryant and 77 Stillman streets, depicted in renderings above. (Courtesy photo)
Office buildings loomed over a mostly empty Front Street in the Financial District in March. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Downtown office vacancies remain high, but interest in leasing may be rebounding

Dropping rents may draw in new, smaller tenants even as some large companies stick to remote work

Office buildings loomed over a mostly empty Front Street in the Financial District in March. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco high school seniors will be able to graduate with their peers in June.<ins> (Jessica Christian/2017 S.F. Examiner)</ins>

High school seniors will get a chance to graduate in person

City and SFUSD to host outdoor, socially distanced ceremonies at two locations

San Francisco high school seniors will be able to graduate with their peers in June.<ins> (Jessica Christian/2017 S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Protesters march up Mission Street to honor Roger Allen on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Daly City police killing strengthens calls for body cameras

Department among last in county to roll out devices

Protesters march up Mission Street to honor Roger Allen on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Housing construction slowed overall in San Francisco in 2020, with affordable units hit especially hard. <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)</ins>

Report: City housing production down in 2020

While home sale prices went up last year, a new city report…

Housing construction slowed overall in San Francisco in 2020, with affordable units hit especially hard. <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)</ins>
San Francisco Unified School District Board member Faauuga Moliga, right, pictured with Superintendent Vincent Matthews on the first day back to classrooms, will be board vice president for the remander of the 2121 term. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Faauuga Moliga named as school board vice president to replace Alison Collins

The San Francisco school board on Tuesday selected board member Fauuga Moliga…

San Francisco Unified School District Board member Faauuga Moliga, right, pictured with Superintendent Vincent Matthews on the first day back to classrooms, will be board vice president for the remander of the 2121 term. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Dr. Vincent Matthews, superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, has agreed to stay through June 2022 after announcing his resignation earlier this year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD superintendent sets new terms in agreeing to postpone resignation

Vincent Matthews calls for ‘strict adherence’ to board rules and procedures

Dr. Vincent Matthews, superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, has agreed to stay through June 2022 after announcing his resignation earlier this year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Unified School District program that gave would-be teachers extra training in the classroom has lost a key partner. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/2019 S.F. Examiner)</ins>

USF ends partnership with SFUSD in teacher residency program

District launched training effort to improve low retention rates for new hires

A San Francisco Unified School District program that gave would-be teachers extra training in the classroom has lost a key partner. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/2019 S.F. Examiner)</ins>
City College of San Francisco has issued layoff warnings to 160 faculty members. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City College classes for English learners jeopardized by cutbacks

English learners and their supporters called for financial support from The City…

City College of San Francisco has issued layoff warnings to 160 faculty members. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)