Vincent Matthews

Celebrating impact and innovation across SFUSD

One of my leadership mentors, Patrick Lencioni, says, “Most organizations exploit only…

Teacher Appreciation Week a time to reflect on support for educators

Teachers are living proof of the significant difference one person can make…

SFUSD sets service standards across the board

At the San Francisco Unified School District, we are dedicated to putting…

Celebrating SFUSD’s 30-year partnership with the San Francisco Symphony

From Mariachi bands to handbell ensembles, African dance to ballet, you probably…

SFUSD committed to recruiting high-quality educators

It’s no secret that teachers play an important role in shaping a…

As graduation season nears, SFUSD works to ensure students cross finish line

It must be spring. Last week, I received the dates for 18…

Local funding proposal for SFUSD gets green light

Did you know our public schools offer more arts, physical education, librarians…

SF school district expenses grow as state revenues slow

As tax time rapidly approaches, you might be thinking even more than…

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,…