Richard Carranza

Introducing Myong Leigh, the SFUSD’s interim superintendent

This is my last week at the San Francisco Unified School District,…

Heading to Houston: Proud moments with the SFUSD

In early September, I will be heading to Houston, Texas, to serve…

Reflecting on success as school year begins

It’s hard to believe it, but a new school year has begun.…

Preparing kids to go back to school

Hard to believe it, but school starts today for our students. We…

San Francisco’s Children Need You to Vote Yes on Prop B

As the superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, I see…

Keep kids engaged during the summer

Hard to believe it, but our school year has come to an…

Thriving students reinforce success of San Francisco schools

I’m happy to report that overall our graduation rates are among the…

RAVE-ing about the people who keep San Francisco educated

People are the most important part of any organization and, in education,…

Social skills crucial to success in life beyond the classroom

When students practice working in teams with expert guidance from teachers, they…

SFUSD Arts Festival illustrates integration of school curriculum

San Francisco is home to many artists and art connoisseurs, and we…

Volunteers vital to student growth

You’ve seen them in our schools — teachers, principals and counselors —…

SFUSD budget incorporates community input

I’ll say this about the San Francisco Unified School District: We really…

How to enroll in a San Francisco public school

Last month, we sent out offer letters to 14,500 families who applied…

Spring break is a perfect time to keep students learning

This week is spring break for San Francisco’s public schools, which means…

SFUSD prepares students for careers in tech, hospitality

Ready, set, go! We hear this phrase from our children during recess,…

Mariachi brings about new lessons

I am so excited for March 25. It will be a night…

Stay ahead, plan for the summer

It’s the month of March, and parents know what that means: It’s…

Initiating the sex-ed conversation

It’s true, we’ve been talking about condoms this past week. You may…

Conferences crucial to student growth

If you’re a parent, you have more than a full-time job. You…

Budgeting for education in The City no small task

We have a big project due in a few months. Our budget…