Vincent Matthews

Helpful tips while awaiting your child’s school assignment

If you are a parent or guardian of a student who applied…

SFUSD Arts Festival showcases student creativity in action

Although painting, singing, dancing, drawing, writing, filmmaking, photography, drama and music-making happen…

Breakfast fuels academic achievement at SF schools

Schools across the country are celebrating National School Breakfast Week. Today, in…

How SFUSD works to keep students safe

We share in the collective grief and concern following the most recent…

Fact-based curriculum, peer outreach key for SFUSD substance abuse prevention

We know it’s inevitable — at some point our children will be…

Realizing Vision 2025 requires redesigning the middle grades

Change in big organizations such as ours starts with a challenge and…

SFUSD curriculum incorporates Black history year-round

It’s February and that means children across The City are reading books,…

The struggle for civil liberties has long been carried by ordinary citizens like Fred Korematsu

Do you know who Fred Korematsu is? Tomorrow is his birthday and…

Restorative practices play a vital role in San Francisco classrooms

Have you ever been bullied or felt physically threatened? We never want…

Actualizing Vision 2025

Now that it’s 2018, SFUSD has seven more years to realize Vision…

SF schools learn from Mayor Lee’s example

Last week, San Francisco lost a great leader when Mayor Ed Lee…

Take time to celebrate and include all students

Feeling safe and included at school is fundamental for learning. In fact,…

Computer science curriculum prepares SF students for new economy

Let me start by stating the obvious: Some of the skills our…

My first 90 days at SFUSD

If there is one thing I’ve learned in my decades of leadership,…

Make time for your parent/teacher conference

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

SFUSD wants you to help craft a spending plan

As many of you know, a large part of our budget comes…

Why not make every day Earth Day?

Awhile back, the San Francisco Unified School District took a look at…

Halloween can be fun without the junk food

OK, it’s time to admit something to everyone: I love Halloween. I…

Principals deserve thanks for strong leadership

Did you know October is National Principals Month? You may be surprised…

How to find the right school for your children

You may not believe it, but thousands of families have begun looking…