Richard Carranza

Distinguished teachers leading S.F. schools

We know our teachers work hard every day, but did you know…

Putting district data to good use

You know I like to boast about all the amazing students who…

Annual priorities encompassed in LCAP

Here at the San Francisco Unified School District, we talk about improving…

The people behind the schools

Education is a people business — we are only as strong as…

Deadlines crucial for SFUSD placement

Happy New Year! Even though it’s only January, it’s time to start…

San Francisco schools: ‘Mentoring for Success’

Let’s face it: We live in a very busy city with increasing…

Tips for parents when applying for schools

I know the holidays are in full swing, and your calendar for…

Inclusiveness imperative to learning process

This week, we are celebrating the many ways students from all backgrounds…

A new way to gauge student success

Here’s a question for you:Do you think the quality of a school…

SFUSD student Noah, left, brings refreshments to teachers with the coffee cart. (Courtesy SFUSD via YouTube)

Giving thanks to special teachers

Thanksgiving is a few days away, and soon we will gather with…

SFUSD student Noah, left, brings refreshments to teachers with the coffee cart. (Courtesy SFUSD via YouTube)

SFUSD earns two Golden Bell awards

Today, I’d like to brag about our school district a little. We…

What to look for when visiting schools

I know it seems a long way off, but if your child…

SFUSD selected to join League of Innovative Schools

I talk a lot about how we are moving forward with technology…

Testing isn’t always an accurate assessment

We all know that students take a lot of tests in school.…

Enrollment fair helps parents prepare

It seems hard to believe, but it’s time to think about next…

Reinforcing school lessons at home

I talk to a lot of business leaders and over and over…

SFUSD moves beyond textbooks

For a while now, I’ve been writing about some of the big…

Spark*SF nonprofit helps San Francisco schools lead the way in innovation

From time to time, I like to talk about San Francisco Unified…

School district serves students healthy, high-quality meals

Pop Quiz! Did you know that the San Francisco Unified School District…

SF schools are hitting core goals

If you follow what is happening in public education, you’ve probably heard…