Vincent Matthews

A few tips for enhancing effectiveness of learning from home

Students should take charge, set goals, move around, stay organized

Summer learning can be fun

It’s been almost a month since the 2019-20 school year ended, and…

School is going to look different this fall

As we enter the first weeks of summer, I know our students,…

SFUSD confronts a major budget challenge

It would be an understatement to say things have changed a lot…

Celebrating the accomplishments of students in a difficult year

Well, we’ve made it to the end of the school year. When…

The Class of 2020 will have a special place in history

Graduation is a special time for students to celebrate the years of…

Classified employees are at the forefront of SFUSD’s pandemic response

Last week we celebrated all the teachers whose resilience and creativity have…

School Superintendent: Addressing the needs of multilingualism during distant learning

Here in SFUSD we enroll students who speak dozens of different languages

Now more than ever, teachers deserve our appreciation

Teaching is a profession that is like none other. It takes great…

SFUSD offers new resources to families struggling to get access to information, support

Today I’m excited to share a new way for SFUSD families to…

Keeping students connected with music, mindfulness and magic

While our school buildings are temporarily closed, our students have shared how much they miss being with their teachers and their peers.

From the school superintendent: Learning while at home

As a district we are implementing a phased-in distance learning plan and today, we begin our third phase

Letting students lead their parent-teacher conferences

Tips for busy parents as they meet with teachers

Making sure students get a healthy breakfast

Students do better in school when they have access to healthy breakfasts,…

Participating in the 2020 Census with SF public schools

2020 is the year of the Census, and San Francisco public schools…

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…