Vincent Matthews

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…

Science lessons cook up collaboration

Remember a few weeks ago when I shared how we changed our…

Computer testing offers high-res glimpse of student progress

In case you missed it, last week the California Department of Education…

SFUSD makes the grade in its new approach to math

A few years ago, the San Francisco Unified School District decided to…

Salesforce donation helps SFUSD grow computer science

Last week lightning struck Salesforce Tower and the San Francisco Unified School…

SFUSD connects students with historically black colleges and universities

I’d like you to meet a young gentleman who graduated from Mission…

Middle school education gets a makeover

San Francisco is the city that is changing the world, with amazing…

Student assessment helps academic progress

The school year just began, and we’re already looking back. At this…

SFUSD takes research-based approach to science

Today is our first day of school. And this morning our students…

Back to school transition starts with healthy routines

It’s hard to believe it, but school starts for our students next…

Keep students learning during the summer

This is the first week of summer for our San Francisco public…

SFUSD grads ready to take on the world

As our nearly 3,000 graduating seniors hand in their term papers, pull…

Difficult decisions part of annual budgeting process for S.F. schools

The school year is almost over, and just like many of our…