San Francisco Unified School District

Arvaughn Williams, 17, speaks during a school board meeting about growing up with an incarcerated parent. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF schools to reassess curriculum for kids with incarcerated parents

Arvaughn Williams was a freshman at City Arts and Technology High School…

Arvaughn Williams, 17, speaks during a school board meeting about growing up with an incarcerated parent. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Stay ahead, plan for the summer

It’s the month of March, and parents know what that means: It’s…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD board OK’s distribution of condoms at middle schools

San Francisco's public middle schools will begin distributing condoms to students as…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Conferences crucial to student growth

If you’re a parent, you have more than a full-time job. You…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Middle school condom distribution faces opposition as vote draws near

A proposal that would allow middle schools to distribute condoms to students…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD to explore teaching Mandarin in elementary schools

San Francisco’s public school leaders will explore teaching Mandarin as part of…

The San Francisco Unified School District postponed a vote Tuesday night on whether condoms should be distributed in middle schools. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD postpones vote on distribution of condoms in middle schools

In an unusual move, San Francisco Unified School District leaders withdrew a…

The San Francisco Unified School District postponed a vote Tuesday night on whether condoms should be distributed in middle schools. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Distinguished teachers leading S.F. schools

We know our teachers work hard every day, but did you know…

SFUSD to consider distributing condoms at middle schools

San Francisco’s public schools leaders are considering distributing condoms at middle schools.…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD to consider distributing condoms at middle schools

San Francisco’s public schools leaders are considering distributing condoms at middle schools.…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Annual priorities encompassed in LCAP

Here at the San Francisco Unified School District, we talk about improving…

According to schools spokeswoman Gentle Blythe, the district is actually able to provide a substitute teacher 94 percent of the time. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF schools seem short on substitutes

It’s no secret that San Francisco’s sky-high cost of living makes it…

According to schools spokeswoman Gentle Blythe, the district is actually able to provide a substitute teacher 94 percent of the time. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Armon Taylor, 11, right, and Temon Howard, 11, operate a voice-commanded robot in the Willie Brown Middle School maker garage. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Willie Brown Middle School finding its footing after bumpy start

It’s 1:30 p.m. on a recent Tuesday and June Sadler, site coordinator…

Armon Taylor, 11, right, and Temon Howard, 11, operate a voice-commanded robot in the Willie Brown Middle School maker garage. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Board of Education President Matt Haney. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Matt Haney named second-youngest Board of Education president

Matt Haney was unanimously selected by fellow commissioners to serve as president…

Board of Education President Matt Haney. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Deadlines crucial for SFUSD placement

Happy New Year! Even though it’s only January, it’s time to start…

Students with jailed parents may gain support

The City’s public schools are planning to better support students with incarcerated…

Mission High School student Ed Almengor plays the guitar in the school cafeteria Thursday, December 10, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Mission High student with autism embraces rock star status on campus

In the midst of the typical lunchtime chaos in the Mission High…

Mission High School student Ed Almengor plays the guitar in the school cafeteria Thursday, December 10, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file 2009

Police increase presence at SF schools in response to LAUSD threat

San Francisco police were increasing their presence at The City’s schools as…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file 2009

Tips for parents when applying for schools

I know the holidays are in full swing, and your calendar for…

The Francis Scott Key Annex in the Outer Sunset will house a skatepark, garden and barbecue area in it's currently vacant lot. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Playland to include contested skatepark

Skateboarding and other public uses like a garden and barbecue area are…

The Francis Scott Key Annex in the Outer Sunset will house a skatepark, garden and barbecue area in it's currently vacant lot. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)