Vincent Matthews

Kicking off the budgeting process with the School Planning Summit

Last week I shared some information about SFUSD’s budget. I mentioned how…

Budgeting to ensure students are prepared for college and careers

With tax time just around the corner, you might be thinking even…

Celebrating Black History Month with SF public schools

2020 is a leap year, which means San Francisco public schools will…

SFUSD made big gains for black students in 2019

At the San Francisco Unified School District, we are deeply committed to…

From the superintendent: Helping to mentor an SF public school student

Whatever their life circumstances, every child needs and deserves to have at…

Vincent Matthews: Deadline to apply for SF public schools rapidly approaching

Even though it’s only January, it’s time to start thinking about August.…

Vincent Matthews: Our vision is clear in the new year

Every new year brings a chance to reflect, consider where we’ve been…

From the Superintendent: How schools measure success

As a school district we use many measures for how well we educate students.

Students learning to use technology for good

Seventy-two years ago, computer scientist Grace Hopper was experiencing issues with her…

SF schools chart the course for inclusion

Learning about diversity can be practiced at home, too

From the Superintendent: Thank you for supporting SF public education

Time and again the whole San Francisco community shows that it supports public education.

Making the most of parent-teacher conferences

Children learn best when parents and teachers team up

SFUSD champions efforts to protect, support transgender students

On the first day of November, San Francisco officials raised a special…

SFUSD rethinks school assignment system

As an educator and parent, I know that where you send your…

SFUSD celebrates Filipino American History Month

Kamusta! That’s “hello” in Tagalog, one of the six languages most frequently…

Celebrating a brand new state-of-the-art school kitchen

The other day I enjoyed a truly delicious lunch with food from…

Preparing students for the digital world

We all know that being safe and successful in the digital world…

A new approach to testing

In SFUSD we realize the importance of using multiple methods to assist…

SFUSD celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

When you watch TV or read a book you might feel particularly…

SFUSD alumni leading the Bay Area

The year 1979 was important for San Francisco. I graduated from high…