San Francisco Unified School District

The 2013-14 graduation rate for the San Francisco Unified School District has been adjusted to 83.9 percent, higher than was initially reported in April. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo

Corrected data reveals SFUSD has higher graduation rate than state

San Francisco’s public high school graduation rate actually surpassed California’s in the…

The 2013-14 graduation rate for the San Francisco Unified School District has been adjusted to 83.9 percent, higher than was initially reported in April. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo
San Francisco Unified School District is still trying to find more than three dozen teachers to fill its classrooms. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

SFUSD scrambling to fill classrooms amid teacher shortage

San Francisco’s sky-high cost of living is not only driving public school…

San Francisco Unified School District is still trying to find more than three dozen teachers to fill its classrooms. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner
Arab Resource and Oranizing Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD clarifies resolution to establish Arabic-language pathways amid community concerns

The San Francisco Unified School District has issued a letter clarifying its…

Arab Resource and Oranizing Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Arab Resource and Oranizing Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Group pushing Arabic-language curriculum in SF schools faces backlash over remarks

A San Francisco-based Arabic community group could be excluded from helping to…

Arab Resource and Oranizing Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Jessica Wong, right, instructs students in her summer general education chemistry course at Galileo Academy of Science and Technology High School. Her course is one of dozens being offered this summer by the SFUSD. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD increases summer school classes as graduation rate slides

Jessica Wong, a teacher at Galileo Academy of Science and Technology High…

Jessica Wong, right, instructs students in her summer general education chemistry course at Galileo Academy of Science and Technology High School. Her course is one of dozens being offered this summer by the SFUSD. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Third graders work on math problems at Argonne Elementary School. Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner (8/4/09)

SFUSD updates plan for English language learning programs

The San Francisco Unified School District over the next three years will…

Third graders work on math problems at Argonne Elementary School. Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner (8/4/09)
The San Francisco Unified School District's budget will reach $787.5 million for the 2015-16 year. S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

SFUSD plans for another amplified budget

San Francisco’s public schools are poised to receive another significant boost in…

The San Francisco Unified School District's budget will reach $787.5 million for the 2015-16 year. S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO
Ruth Asawa teacher, Lyndsey Schlax, will be instructing the first ever on-site LGBT studies course in the fall, standing inside the GLBT History Museum. 4127 18th St., San Francisco. Wednesday June 17, 2015. NATASHA DANGOND/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER

Curriculum completed for first-ever LGBT studies course at SF public high school

There has perhaps never been a more pertinent time to introduce an…

Ruth Asawa teacher, Lyndsey Schlax, will be instructing the first ever on-site LGBT studies course in the fall, standing inside the GLBT History Museum. 4127 18th St., San Francisco. Wednesday June 17, 2015. NATASHA DANGOND/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
The Coalition on Homelessness' new report asserts in can house more than 2,400 homeless families in the next five years. PHOTO: MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINER.

New plan says SF could end family homelessness by 2020

There are more than 3,200 homeless children in San Francisco, according to…

The Coalition on Homelessness' new report asserts in can house more than 2,400 homeless families in the next five years. PHOTO: MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINER.

New SF school assignment policy fails at Board of Education

The five-year-old assignment process that has determined where students attend public schools…

SF school leaders still want to diversify enrollment after assignment changes fail

The assignment process that has determined where students attend public schools in…

High levels of tooth decay reported among Mission's Latino youth

Health officials Tuesday expressed concerns over the dental health of Latino youth…

SF public high school to offer LGBT studies class next fall

Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts is poised to become…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerLincoln High School teacher Brendan Furey and his wife

In SF’s surging real estate market, how do teachers stack up?

For San Francisco's public school teachers, the housing crisis that has gripped…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerLincoln High School teacher Brendan Furey and his wife
File photoThe nonprofit #iCANHELP seeks to eliminate negativity and cyber-bullying on social media.

Cyber helpline seeks to address online bullying, social media problems

Several weeks ago at a high school in Arizona, a Facebook page…

File photoThe nonprofit #iCANHELP seeks to eliminate negativity and cyber-bullying on social media.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoWest Portal Elementary School teacher Jennie Lee teaches K-1st grade students Chinese

SF schools to increase language, arts and minority-focused programs

Language and arts studies in San Francisco public schools, along with programs…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoWest Portal Elementary School teacher Jennie Lee teaches K-1st grade students Chinese
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco public school leaders to make a decision on a resident only enrollment proposal for Ruth Asawa Art School

SF school leaders might limit enrollment to city residents at coveted arts school

San Francisco public school leaders are expected to decide tonight whether to…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco public school leaders to make a decision on a resident only enrollment proposal for Ruth Asawa Art School
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2014 File PhotoThe City plans to allocate $140 million to the San Francisco Unified School District over the next two years as part of Mayor Ed Lee's proposed budget.

SF announces nearly $700M for public schools, children’s programs

The San Francisco Unified School District is poised to receive a substantial…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2014 File PhotoThe City plans to allocate $140 million to the San Francisco Unified School District over the next two years as part of Mayor Ed Lee's proposed budget.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerLita Blanc

SF teachers union elects first new president since 2003

San Francisco’s teachers union has elected new leadership for the first time…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerLita Blanc
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Digital District plan is a five-year roadmap highlighting how technology will be woven into the classrooms of public schools.

SF schools are developing computer science curriculum for all grade levels

Students in San Francisco may soon learn computer science starting as early…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Digital District plan is a five-year roadmap highlighting how technology will be woven into the classrooms of public schools.