education

High school mural backers move planned ballot measure to November

Group seeking to preserve controversial historic fresco and keep it visible to public

 

Fired CCSF administrator accuses college of wrongful termination, wage discrimination

A former City College of San Francisco administrator who was fired last…

 

George Washington High School’s alumni association sues over controversial S.F. mural

The lawsuit, filed in California Superior Court on Friday, challenges a vote by the school board in August to cover the New Deal era mural.

 

City College board boosts administrators wages but holds off on larger increases

The City College of San Francisco board approved an initial 10 percent…

SF schools district unfairly discourages students from joining Climate Strike protests

The schools’ decision unfairly impacted young students whose parents couldn’t take them to the protest last week.

White House rule change will take food away from California kids at home and at school

By Zetta Reiker Having worked in school food service for more than…

Proposed pay raises for City College administrators anger students, faculty

Large increases come as college cuts classes, trims budget

University of California President Janet Napolitano to step down

Since she became the first woman to lead the 10-campus system in September 2013, Napolitano has enrolled historic numbers of California undergraduates.

Community partnerships make education meaningful

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

Thirsty students can fill up at SF schools

Revenue from a tax on soda and sugary beverages approved by San…

S.F. mural debate follows students during first week of school

Classes started Monday at George Washington High School, but the fallout of…

Increased stipends announced for teachers at hard-to-staff schools

San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday announced a $10 million stipend…

CCSF employee accused of falsely claiming benefits

A City College of San Francisco custodian has been charged with six…

School board working to put ethnic studies at heart of district curriculum

Efforts to educate students on concepts such as structural racism, identity and…

School board votes to cover controversial mural rather than paint over it

Board faced intense political backlash, threat of a ballot measure and lawsuit

SF school board president proposes covering, not destroying, mural

Board of Education President Stevon Cook said he will introduce the proposal at Tuesday’s board meeting.

  • Aug 9, 2019

Mural controversy prompts two SF school board candidates to join race

Jenny Lam’s seat will be the only one on the board open for election this November.

State legislation could give school district more leverage against charter schools

SFUSD officials hoping to increase oversight over schools operating within city boundaries

Treasure Island charter school opens new dorm for students in need of a home

Life Learning Academy gives students with troubled academic histories a second chance

Movement to preserve controversial mural gets support from NAACP

Black community leaders say mural was intended to ‘critique American history’