Richard Carranza

Nine SF elementary schools named 2014 California Distinguished Schools

For the second time nine elementary schools in The City have been…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerWest Portal Elementary School teacher Jennie Lee leads a Chinese immersion class Wednesday.

Proposed state Senate bill seeks to remove prohibitions for school language immersion programs

On Wednesday morning, 22 kindergarten and first-grade students filed into their classroom…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerWest Portal Elementary School teacher Jennie Lee leads a Chinese immersion class Wednesday.
Special education: SFUSD schools are blending special-education students into the general student population

Everyone included in S.F. classrooms

A parent of one of our students shared with me that she…

Special education: SFUSD schools are blending special-education students into the general student population
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoRichard Swerdlow

Back to school: A few tips to start the year

School starts for our students next week and I am so excited…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoRichard Swerdlow
MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERCCSF is engaged in a legal battle with the ACCJC for accreditation.

Achievement test scores flatten out at San Francisco Unified

More San Francisco students are proficient in math, but standardized test scores…

MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERCCSF is engaged in a legal battle with the ACCJC for accreditation.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerU.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

San Francisco Schools get waiver from No Child Left Behind

Eight California school districts including San Francisco have been granted unprecedented waivers…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerU.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan
Cindy Chew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerOakland-based Revolution Foods is serving healthier

San Francisco schools’ new food provider off to healthy start

While eating a meal of spaghetti covered in marinara sauce and meatballs,…

Cindy Chew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerOakland-based Revolution Foods is serving healthier
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SFUSD puts out bid as part of effort to improve its school food program

The San Francisco Unified School District is recognized as a leader in…

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Courtesy PhotoMolly Ringwald will be talking about her new novel at the Verdi Club at 8 p.m.

Molly Ringwald at the Verdi Club and other local events

Who’s in town Actress and author Molly Ringwald talks about her new…

Courtesy PhotoMolly Ringwald will be talking about her new novel at the Verdi Club at 8 p.m.