education

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’

Free school lunches for SF students threatened by federal cuts

Currently, children of food stamp recipients are automatically enrolled in a federal benefit program that offers free breakfast and lunches at schools throughout the country.

Residents get a sneak peek at mural at center of national debate

Ballot measure planned to block destruction of frescoes at George Washington High School

San Francisco State shuts down Chinese language program under federal pressure

SAN FRANCISCO _ In the far reaches of Redding, it’s not so…

His identity bothered some people. It inspired him to help Valley residents go to college

UC Berkeley was a “huge cultural shock” at first for Michael Pina,…

Funding deal secures future for Free City program

The City College of San Francisco board on Thursday is expected to…

School board votes to paint over historic high school mural

Alumni have threatened to sue over removal of frescoes depicting slavery, death of Native Americans

Don’t whitewash history

Historic murals depict uncomfortable truths about our nation’s past

  • Jun 24, 2019

Emotions run high at hearing on plan to remove or cover historic New Deal mural

Controversial Washington High School fresco depicts slaves, dead Native American

Ronen, Fewer threaten to block Mayor Breed’s $10M teacher stipend proposal

Plan could increase incentives to attract and retain faculty at some schools to as much as $5K

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.

Deal reached to fund Free City College, withdraw ballot measure

City to provide $15 million annually for 10 years toward tuition subsidy program for SF residents

SF State appoints new president

Lynne Mahoney will be the first woman to lead the university in more than a century

Schools are made up of more than teachers

When you think about the people who work at your school or your child’s school, your mind might first go to the teachers and the principal.

  • May 19, 2019

UC workers go out on one-day strike

Union alleges university outsourcing violating state law

More teacher housing projects in the works

School district seeking proposals for three new sites in Inner Sunset, Laurel Heights and Bayview