Myong Leigh

Super intentions: Reflections on nine months in SF public schools

As you may have heard, the San Francisco Board of Education has…

Digital citizenship a priority in SF classrooms

In this day and age, to say that many children and young…

If you love learning, you’ll love teaching in San Francisco

Every day is different. No two students are alike. People become teachers…

SFUSD prepares students for college

In these days of breathless news cycles and attention-getting tweets, sometimes the…

Speak up for sex and gender equality

For my last column of Women’s History Month, I want to address…

Student reflections on a monumental field trip for the Women’s March

Last week, I wrote about how I hoped our female students in…

Empowering female students central to SFUSD curriculum

By second grade, more than two thirds of male and female students…

Parents, don’t let students fall trap to the ‘summer slide’

What are you doing this summer? More importantly, what are your kids…

Peer support a true resource in SF classrooms

On this last day of February, I bring you one more story…

Reflections from a ‘son of San Francisco’

This week, I would like to share with you an excerpt from…

A love letter to the supporters of San Francisco schools

I don’t often gush, but since today is Valentine’s Day, I wanted…

It may be Black History Month, but SF students engage in Ethnic Studies classes year-round

We are just a few days into Black History Month. Our students,…

New partnership works to end student homelessness in SF

As we make our way around The City, we can’t help but…

SF schools expand transit with eye on student safety

It’s great when we solve one problem and end up solving a…

Educational disparities in SF mirror societal inequities

The San Francisco Unified School District is one of the highest-performing urban…

San Francisco educators resolve to uphold core values

As I talk with people about their New Year’s resolutions, I hear…

At SF schools, reading comprehension doesn’t stop for the holidays

Even though school is on break for the next couple weeks, that…

It’s never too early to teach kids about coding

Last week, some of our 4-year-old students did something really fascinating: They…

Inclusive Schools Week recognizes the right to a free public education

This week, the San Francisco Unified School District is holding special events…

SFUSD Arts Center will be a legacy landmark

When talking with someone who doesn’t have kids in our city’s public…