education

Renderings of the main entrance to upcoming Mission Bay elementary school on Owens Street. (Courtesy Gould Evans)

SFUSD offers first look at planned Mission Bay elementary school

San Francisco school officials this month unveiled the design of a planned…

 

The San Francisco Unified School District is working toward having some of its youngest students doing in-person learning by Jan. 25. <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)</ins>

School board approves timeline for return to classroom

Plan for elementary students must be submitted by Dec. 8

 

The San Francisco Unified School District is preparing for some students to return to classrooms in January. (Shutterstock photo)

Updates to planning for in-person learning

SFUSD is working on many fronts to make sure youngsters will be safe when they’re back in school

 

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City staff to help school district prepare buildings for returning students

San Francisco will deploy 20 disaster workers to help public schools assess…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protestors take a knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on the Golden Gate Bridge to remember George Floyd who died while being detained by Minneapolis Police. Thousands joined the peaceful march on the Golden Gate Bridge and walked the full span into Sausalito on June 6, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Youth vote advocates already looking toward the next election

Young activists disappointed but unsurprised by failure of measures

Protestors take a knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on the Golden Gate Bridge to remember George Floyd who died while being detained by Minneapolis Police. Thousands joined the peaceful march on the Golden Gate Bridge and walked the full span into Sausalito on June 6, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Families wait in line to pick up meals provided by the SF Unified School District at James Denman Middle School on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

School meal pickup days changing to Tuesdays

The times to pick up free meals for public school students shifted…

Families wait in line to pick up meals provided by the SF Unified School District at James Denman Middle School on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFUSD officials have said they will prioritize children in first grade and lower and those with disabilities to return to in-person instruction first. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

SFUSD aims to bring first children back to school by Jan. 25

School officials are coalescing behind a plan to begin bringing students back…

SFUSD officials have said they will prioritize children in first grade and lower and those with disabilities to return to in-person instruction first. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
An empty playground seen through the security fence at Frank McCoppin Elementary School in the Richmond District on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

School board proposal directs district to set ‘clear’ timeline for reopening

San Francisco public school officials would have less than a month to…

An empty playground seen through the security fence at Frank McCoppin Elementary School in the Richmond District on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Parent-teacher conferences, being done virtually this year, remain a critical part of the educational process. (Shutterstock photo)

Making the most of parent-teacher conferences

A few questions to consider as you prepare to meet your child’s instructor

Parent-teacher conferences, being done virtually this year, remain a critical part of the educational process. (Shutterstock photo)
Proposition 15 would change the way property taxes are assessed on commercial properties and could generate up to $12 billion annually statewide, 40 percent of which would go to schools. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Despite underperforming Prop. 15, SF city schools stand to gain from Tuesday’s election

While Proposition 15 is lagging in the most current election count at…

Proposition 15 would change the way property taxes are assessed on commercial properties and could generate up to $12 billion annually statewide, 40 percent of which would go to schools. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Voters selected Matt Alexander and Kevine Boggess as new members of the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education. (Courtesy photos)

Incumbents, newcomers elected to SFUSD school board

Kevine Boggess, Matt Alexander look likely join Mark Sanchez, Jenny Lam

Voters selected Matt Alexander and Kevine Boggess as new members of the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education. (Courtesy photos)
Incumbents Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano will retain their seats on City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees. (Courtesy photo)

Voters sticking with incumbents on City College of SF Board

New trustees Aliya Chisti, Alan Wong look likely to join Tom Temprano, Shanell Williams

Incumbents Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano will retain their seats on City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees. (Courtesy photo)
Proposition J would raise money to fund San Francisco public schools. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Prop. J, a parcel tax to fund public schools, looks set to pass

San Francisco voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly reaffirmed their support for a parcel…

Proposition J would raise money to fund San Francisco public schools. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Proposition 15, which adjusts 1978’s Proposition 13, would provide billions of dollars for education and other public services. (Screenshot)

Education-related measures on November ballot

A vote for these proposals would have a positive impact on SF schools

Proposition 15, which adjusts 1978’s Proposition 13, would provide billions of dollars for education and other public services. (Screenshot)
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Workforce development fund to support training programs at City College

Supervisors back plans to use $500K toward economic recovery efforts through CCSF

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Lakeshore Elementary School was closed in March shortly before SFUSD closed all schools due to coronavirus concerns. The district is now working to prepare all elementary schools to reopen by mid-January.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

School district preparing buildings for hybrid learning

SFUSD plans to use 72 elementary schools and 12 early education sites for first phase of reopening

Lakeshore Elementary School was closed in March shortly before SFUSD closed all schools due to coronavirus concerns. The district is now working to prepare all elementary schools to reopen by mid-January.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Many young people ages 16 and 17 are ready and eager to vote. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Young people deserve a say in our future

By Jacqueline Ornelas As we face a pandemic, the legacy of structural…

Many young people ages 16 and 17 are ready and eager to vote. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Ten candidates are running for a seat on the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Community College District.. (Courtesy photos)

Strong leadership needed as City College faces multiple crises

Ten candidates vying for four seats on CCSF board

Ten candidates are running for a seat on the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Community College District.. (Courtesy photos)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Schools and teachers need support — now more than ever

By Susan Solomon We’re all well aware by now how the COVID-19…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SF Board of Education vice president Gabriela Lopez and commissioner Alison Collins listen at a news conference condemning recent racist and social media attacks targeted at them and the two student representatives on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Online attacks on school board members denounced by city officials

City officials on Monday condemned the targeting of school board members, both…

SF Board of Education vice president Gabriela Lopez and commissioner Alison Collins listen at a news conference condemning recent racist and social media attacks targeted at them and the two student representatives on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)