Vincent Matthews

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…

SFUSD enrollment season is here

Where is your child going to school next year? It seems hard…

Schools emphasize inclusion during Bullying Prevention Month

San Francisco as a city, and SFUSD take pride in having a…

Honoring Mayor Lee’s legacy as a school ally

Last Tuesday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Salesforce.org Chief Philanthropy Officer Ebony…

SFUSD unveils new earthquake curriculum

Earthquakes are part of the fabric of the landscape in the Bay…

Bond measures back major renovations in SFUSD sites

Signs of fall are everywhere — children are back to school and…

A greener SFUSD

This week thousands from around the world are gathered in San Francisco…

Bayview District schools to be focus of PITCH program

When I first began my career as a teacher, I taught at…