Vincent Matthews

School’s out for summer, but the learning continues

This week marks the conclusion of the 2018-19 school year, and what a year it’s been.

SFUSD Arts Festival a chance to see creativity in action

Multi-modal event continues through Sunday

SF school programs bring wider range of opportunities to female students

Question: What do Ruth Asawa, Dolores Huerta, Dianne Feinstein, Rosa Parks, Ida…

SF schools make it easy for students to eat a healthy breakfast

This week, the San Francisco Unified School District, along with other districts…

San Francisco schools celebrate the 25th annual African American honor roll

February is African American History month and, in addition to going deeper…

San Francisco schools are making progress toward narrowing opportunity gaps

John Muir, Sherman and Clarendon elementary schools are in different parts of…

Black History Month a great learning opportunity for families

Schools throughout San Francisco are celebrating Black History Month. There are classroom…

Hands on learning prepares students for college and careers

Constructing a meditation pavilion to provide a space for students to engage…

School Superintendent Vincent Matthews: How to become a teacher

When I was a teacher at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School,…

Mentors challenge you to push your limits

Do you know the feeling of doing something challenging yet rewarding and…

Why four years of high school math matters

If your child is enrolled in a public school in San Francisco,…

Deadline to apply to San Francisco public schools for next year is this week

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

Pitching student-centered solutions

What word comes to mind when you hear San Francisco public schools?…

Schools are better when everyone is included

Within the colorful walls of an elementary school last week, a teacher…

Measuring how San Francisco schools are doing

Here at the San Francisco Unified School District, we discuss improving education…

What I am grateful for on this Thanksgiving

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

Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences

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

Schools Superintendent Vincent Matthews: Helping students to grow as readers

There is a lot to love about November — sweet potato pie,…

How to enjoy Halloween without all the sugar

Okay, time to admit something to everyone: I love Halloween. I really…

Teaching students to be good citizens online

I learned some new words this week including “finsta” and “crowdturfing.” You…