San Francisco Unified School District

SF teachers, principals honored for their work

Last week, teachers, principals and a vast community of supporters took part…

Courtesy photoJa’Marc Allen-Henderson

SF student to be honored for peer mediation work

Bullying, fighting and conflicts continue to plague high schools nationwide. But Ja’Marc…

Courtesy photoJa’Marc Allen-Henderson

Carranza: Trip to tech firm inspires students

This year, I’ve had the opportunity to meet hundreds of students, many…

AP FILE PHOTOSalesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff

Carranza: Trip to tech firm inspires students

This year, I’ve had the opportunity to meet hundreds of students, many…

AP FILE PHOTOSalesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff
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SF high school grad rate drops below statewide average

San Francisco’s public high school graduation rate has dropped below the statewide…

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Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoRichard Swerdlow

Personalized learning is the key for students

I’ve said it before, but I need to say it again: The…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoRichard Swerdlow
The Public Education Enrichment Fund has tripled the number of schools with teacher librarians.

Historic levels of funding for our schools

When San Francisco prospers, so do our children. As you may recall,…

The Public Education Enrichment Fund has tripled the number of schools with teacher librarians.
The SFUSD offers kids several ways to get breakfast at school

1 million breakfasts give students great start to the day

This morning, I got to see one of our students pick up…

The SFUSD offers kids several ways to get breakfast at school

Filipino families call for more education resources in SFUSD

The San Francisco Unified School District is poised to hire its first…

Albuquerque Public SchoolsLuis Valentino

SFUSD administrator named superintendent of Albuquerque public schools

Longtime educator Luis Valentino, who has served as the chief academic officer…

Albuquerque Public SchoolsLuis Valentino
Grouping math students by ability

Math is an important part of education

We want our students to learn a lot of things in school…

Grouping math students by ability
Schools create their budgets with elected School Site Councils

Schools make dollars and sense out of budget proposals

A few weeks ago, hundreds of parents, school staff and even some…

Schools create their budgets with elected School Site Councils
SFUSD is emphasizing “conceptual understanding

There’s a new way to learn algebra

Forget how you were taught algebra. Now, let me introduce you to…

SFUSD is emphasizing “conceptual understanding
Families have until April 10 to register their children at their assigned schools.

Navigating the school enrollment process

If you saw the mail being delivered these past few days, your…

Families have until April 10 to register their children at their assigned schools.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoWest Portal Elementary School teacher Jennie Lee teaches K-1st grade students Chinese

SFUSD to explore offering Arabic-, Vietnamese-language classes

In response to a growing number of Arabic- and Vietnamese-speaking students in…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoWest Portal Elementary School teacher Jennie Lee teaches K-1st grade students Chinese
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United for our children’s future

Not long ago, one of our high school seniors, Diego Morales, told…

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Superintendent Richard Carranza

SF, education officials aim to graduate 100 percent of public-school students

On Aug. 18, the first day of this school year, Mayor Ed…

Superintendent Richard Carranza
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBefore taking the state’s new Smarter Balanced Assessment next week

SFUSD superintendent takes new standardized testing for a spin before classroom rollout next week

San Francisco Unified School District students will begin taking computer-based testing next…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBefore taking the state’s new Smarter Balanced Assessment next week
Ty Wright/APStarting next week our students in third through eighth grade

A new day for teaching and testing

Chances are when you were in school, you took the old multiple-guess…

Ty Wright/APStarting next week our students in third through eighth grade
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerStudents cross the street near the Broadway Tunnel

SFUSD may soon get on board with Vision Zero policy on pedestrian safety

Slightly more than a year after governing agencies citywide began pushing for…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerStudents cross the street near the Broadway Tunnel