Vincent Matthews

SFUSD champions efforts to protect, support transgender students

SFUSD champions efforts to protect, support transgender students

On the first day of November, San Francisco officials raised a special…

SFUSD champions efforts to protect, support transgender students
SFUSD rethinks school assignment system

SFUSD rethinks school assignment system

As an educator and parent, I know that where you send your…

SFUSD rethinks school assignment system
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD celebrates Filipino American History Month

Kamusta! That’s “hello” in Tagalog, one of the six languages most frequently…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Freshly prepared grab-and-go items sit in a refrigerated case inside the new culinary center at The Academy - San Francisco @ McAteer on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Celebrating a brand new state-of-the-art school kitchen

The other day I enjoyed a truly delicious lunch with food from…

Freshly prepared grab-and-go items sit in a refrigerated case inside the new culinary center at The Academy - San Francisco @ McAteer on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFUSD educators aim to guide students to make good decisions while using the powerful technology that permeates their lives. (Courtesy photo)

Preparing students for the digital world

We all know that being safe and successful in the digital world…

SFUSD educators aim to guide students to make good decisions while using the powerful technology that permeates their lives. (Courtesy photo)
A new approach to testing

A new approach to testing

In SFUSD we realize the importance of using multiple methods to assist…

A new approach to testing
SFUSD celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

SFUSD celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

When you watch TV or read a book you might feel particularly…

SFUSD celebrates Latinx Heritage Month
Mayor London Breed is alumna of the San Francisco Unified School District. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD alumni leading the Bay Area

The year 1979 was important for San Francisco. I graduated from high…

Mayor London Breed is alumna of the San Francisco Unified School District. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Salesforce, SFUSD partnership proves it takes a village

Salesforce, SFUSD partnership proves it takes a village

There’s a well-known African proverb that it takes a village to raise…

Salesforce, SFUSD partnership proves it takes a village
Community partnerships make education meaningful

Community partnerships make education meaningful

We know that a child’s family is their first and most influential…

Community partnerships make education meaningful
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Stemming SFUSD’s teacher shortage

I wholeheartedly loved working as a teacher at George Washington Carver Elementary…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
SFUSD begins school year with new changes

SFUSD begins school year with new changes

We’re back. Did you miss the sound of children playing on the…

SFUSD begins school year with new changes
The 2019-2018 school year beings on Aug. 19 for San Francisco Unified School District students. (Courtesy photo)

Goodbye summer, hello school year

I have a very important announcement that will bring parents and children…

The 2019-2018 school year beings on Aug. 19 for San Francisco Unified School District students. (Courtesy photo)
There’s plenty to do this summer in San Francisco like visiting museums such as the deYoung. ( Courtesy photo)

School’s out for summer, but the learning continues

This week marks the conclusion of the 2018-19 school year, and what a year it’s been.

There’s plenty to do this summer in San Francisco like visiting museums such as the deYoung. ( Courtesy photo)
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SFUSD Arts Festival a chance to see creativity in action

Multi-modal event continues through Sunday

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Since the San Francisco Board of Education passed a resolution in 2015  to expand computer science education to all, the number of girls taking computer science increased by more than 5,000 percent.  (Courtesy photo)

SF school programs bring wider range of opportunities to female students

Question: What do Ruth Asawa, Dolores Huerta, Dianne Feinstein, Rosa Parks, Ida…

Since the San Francisco Board of Education passed a resolution in 2015  to expand computer science education to all, the number of girls taking computer science increased by more than 5,000 percent.  (Courtesy photo)
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SF schools make it easy for students to eat a healthy breakfast

This week, the San Francisco Unified School District, along with other districts…

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The ceremony honoring African American students included traditional African drumming, and each high achieving student was presented with an ancestral Kente cloth. (Courtesy photo)

San Francisco schools celebrate the 25th annual African American honor roll

February is African American History month and, in addition to going deeper…

The ceremony honoring African American students included traditional African drumming, and each high achieving student was presented with an ancestral Kente cloth. (Courtesy photo)
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San Francisco schools are making progress toward narrowing opportunity gaps

John Muir, Sherman and Clarendon elementary schools are in different parts of…

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Black History Month a great learning opportunity for families

Schools throughout San Francisco are celebrating Black History Month. There are classroom…

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