education

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…

Black History Month a great learning opportunity for families

Schools throughout San Francisco are celebrating Black History Month. There are classroom…

Hands on learning prepares students for college and careers

Constructing a meditation pavilion to provide a space for students to engage…

City College of San Francisco opens free food market for students in need

Recognizing that food insecurity is a growing issue on campus, City College…

Conflict over use of windfall funds for education, homeless erupts in protest at city meeting

A day of intense lobbying over competing proposals for how to spend…

School Superintendent Vincent Matthews: How to become a teacher

When I was a teacher at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School,…

Breed appoints education advisor to fill seat on school board

Mayor London Breed on Tuesday appointed Jenny Lam, a social justice advocate…

Mentors challenge you to push your limits

Do you know the feeling of doing something challenging yet rewarding and…

School district struggles to stem rising absenteeism rates

Chronic absenteeism is on the rise in San Francisco‚Äôs public schools, particularly…

Visitacion Valley Elementary School parents call for removal of principal over ‘toxic climate’

Some 20 parents gathered outside of Visitacion Valley Elementary School on Thursday…

L.A. teachers’ strike stretches into Day 3 with no resolution in sight

LOS ANGELES _ Tensions remain high between the teachers union and Los…