Vincent Matthews

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…

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.