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Superintendent Vincent Matthews, seen here at Herbert Hoover Middle School earlier this month, encourages parents of SFUSD students to help their kids continue learning during the summer break. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Keep students learning during the summer

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

Superintendent Vincent Matthews, seen here at Herbert Hoover Middle School earlier this month, encourages parents of SFUSD students to help their kids continue learning during the summer break. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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SFUSD grads ready to take on the world

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

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District officials are facing difficult trade-offs in order to increase teachers’ salaries while addressing the needs of San Francisco’s most vulnerable students. (Courtesy photo)

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

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

District officials are facing difficult trade-offs in order to increase teachers’ salaries while addressing the needs of San Francisco’s most vulnerable students. (Courtesy photo)
A math teacher at Herbert Hoover Middle School gives students a quiz on May 2 in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Different paths to classroom draw diverse talent

As I embark on Week 2, it is already clear to me…

A math teacher at Herbert Hoover Middle School gives students a quiz on May 2 in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Vincent Matthews is introduced as the next superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District during a news conference on March 31, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

The will and the skill to improve SF schools

After several decades away, I am thrilled to be back in San…

Vincent Matthews is introduced as the next superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District during a news conference on March 31, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)