education

Century old Richmond District school will close after sudden decline in enrollment

Archdiocese blames move to more ‘traditional’ Catholic curriculum, but parents say pastor’s behavior at fault

Sharp drop in enrollment forces cutbacks at Inner Richmond Catholic school

Exodus of students follows several years of controversy over decisions by church leadership

School libraries provide a place for students to be curious

When I was both a student and teacher at SFUSD, one of my favorite places in school was the library.

  • Apr 1, 2019

A San Francisco school where black studies start young

“I want my students to stand up for people who can’t stand up for themselves,” said Gail Meadows, principal of the Meadows Livingstone School.

Forest Hill Preschool set to shutter amid uncertainty around development efforts

A San Francisco preschool that has served families in the Forest Hill…

A ‘Week Without Walls’ opens the world up to students

Some 250 juniors at Phillip & Sala Burton Academic High School completed…

The business of college admissions is geared more toward parents than students

When my twins were in their sophomore year of high school, I recall attending a presentation for parents of high school children by a group of college counselors.

Building a bridge from high school to college

The percentage of San Francisco Unified School District graduates enrolling in college has been steadily increasing.

  • Mar 19, 2019

City College students denounce elimination of classes from 2019 fall schedule

A group of City College of San Francisco students held a rally…

Parents push school board to preserve arts program funding

In the face of vocal opposition, the San Francisco School Board on…

School board drops contract of assistant superintendent in charge of instruction

San Francisco school board members have voted not to renew the contract…

School board votes to expand shelter program for homeless families at Mission District school

The San Francisco School Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to expand a…

SF school programs bring wider range of opportunities to female students

Question: What do Ruth Asawa, Dolores Huerta, Dianne Feinstein, Rosa Parks, Ida…

Faced with growing deficit, City College expanding retirement incentives for staff and faculty

In a move to tackle its ballooning deficit, City College has extended…

Oakland teachers reach tentative agreement with school district to end strike

The Oakland Unified School District and the union that represents 3,000 teachers,…

Shooting, power outage lead to tense night on SF State campus

A late-night power outage at San Francisco State University on Monday and…

San Francisco schools celebrate the 25th annual African American honor roll

February is African American History month and, in addition to going deeper…

Struggling community college students could get a helping hand

State legislation introduced Thursday aims to keep community college students experiencing unforeseen…

San Francisco schools are making progress toward narrowing opportunity gaps

John Muir, Sherman and Clarendon elementary schools are in different parts of…

SFSU professor sues university, alleges discrimination due to her pro-Palestinian activism

A San Francisco State University professor who was previously sued for anti-semitism…