Myong Leigh

Students in San Francisco are working with experts at the school district to create a winning strategy to reduce electricity, natural gas and water consumption. (Michael Ares/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘Eco-literacy’ woven into SF school curriculum

You can’t live in San Francisco without seeing those ever-present green and…

 

The San Francisco Unified School District is encouraging parents and students to get out of the car and walk, bike, use public transit or carpool in recognition of Walk & Roll to School Dat on Wednesday, Oct. 5. (Courtesy photo)

Walk & Roll to school on Oct. 5 with the SFUSD

Today, I’m not going to talk about schools. Instead, I’ll talk about…

 

Whether excused by a parent or not, if a student is not attending class, that student is missing out. (Courtesy photo)

Showing up is half the battle

How do our kids learn if they’re not in school? Actually, I…

 

The San Francisco Unified School District doesn’t take a cookie-cutter approach to education. (Courtesy photo)

Erasing structural racism in the classroom

In education, and here in San Francisco, we talk a lot about…

The San Francisco Unified School District doesn’t take a cookie-cutter approach to education. (Courtesy photo)
Back to School Night can be a great way for parents to get a first-hand experience of their child’s educational experience. (Courtesy photo)

Back to School Night puts parents in students’ shoes

Parents and guardians, do you wonder what your kid does in school…

Back to School Night can be a great way for parents to get a first-hand experience of their child’s educational experience. (Courtesy photo)
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A laptop for every SFUSD educator

Though I’m new to the role of superintendent, I’ve actually been around…

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SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD supe’s likely departure won’t leave district ‘stunted’ in its progress

The four-year tenure of the San Francisco Unified School District’s top administrator…

SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco school district's effort to keep truancy officials pays off

When students stay in school, they receive an education. But their school…