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Marshall Elementary School teacher Andres Tobar (white shirt) speaks with his attorney, James Farragher Campbell (left) outside court Monday Feb. 5, 2018. (Michael Barba/S.F. Examiner)

SF kindergarten teacher accused of holding child over balcony pleads not guilty

A San Francisco kindergarten teacher accused of holding a student over a…

 

Police stand guard outside George Washington High School in San Francisco’s Richmond District on May 20, after the school was placed on lockdown following a bomb threat. (Ekevara Kitpowson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF police clear bomb threat that prompted high school evacuation

San Francisco police have cleared the bomb threat that prompted the evacuation…

 

Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School located at 40 Vega Street in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bullying prompts social media threat of ‘massacre’ at SF school

A high-school student threatened to commit a ‘massacre’ at a public school…

 

Teachers, students and supporters of City College gather signatures on the steps of San Francisco City Hall during a rally calling for higher wages and free college.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

CCSF may return to being free after three decades

City College of San Francisco was last free in 1983. Now, three…

Teachers, students and supporters of City College gather signatures on the steps of San Francisco City Hall during a rally calling for higher wages and free college.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Police stand guard outside George Washington High School in San Francisco’s Richmond District on May 20, after the school was placed on lockdown following a bomb threat. (Ekevara Kitpowson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘Erratic’ man blamed for bomb threat at SF high school

Police are still trying to identify an “erratic” man who phoned in…

Police stand guard outside George Washington High School in San Francisco’s Richmond District on May 20, after the school was placed on lockdown following a bomb threat. (Ekevara Kitpowson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The people behind the schools

Education is a people business — we are only as strong as…

The parents of Noah, left, and Jalyn Broussard took the brothers out of Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Belmont earlier this year after the school raised issues with Jalyn's haircut.  (Courtesy Mariana Broussard)

School cries foul on reaction to haircut decision

The parents of kindergarten student Jalyn Broussard say he faced discrimination in…

The parents of Noah, left, and Jalyn Broussard took the brothers out of Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Belmont earlier this year after the school raised issues with Jalyn's haircut.  (Courtesy Mariana Broussard)
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)
Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photoUnderperforming public schools are often the product of limited resources and inadequate funding.

Nato Green: Schools are doomed without resources

Another school year has ended, which wraps another year of people pretending…

Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photoUnderperforming public schools are often the product of limited resources and inadequate funding.
Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner File Photo

Schools are doomed without resources

Another school year has ended, which wraps another year of people pretending…

Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner File Photo
AP Photo/KOMONews.comThis image made from a video provided by KOMO shows emergency personnel responding after reports of a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville

Police: Student shooter dead after school attack near Seattle

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A lone student shooter was dead Friday after an…

AP Photo/KOMONews.comThis image made from a video provided by KOMO shows emergency personnel responding after reports of a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville
Courtesy photoFamily biking classes: Back-to-school season is a great time to start building a bike-to-school habit. Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for a free three-part Family Biking Class series.

Bike back to school

FRIDAYMystery novelist: Author Louise Penny talks about “The Beautiful Mystery,”  her latest…

Courtesy photoFamily biking classes: Back-to-school season is a great time to start building a bike-to-school habit. Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for a free three-part Family Biking Class series.
Keep away: Nearby parents call the closure of the playground at Parkside Intermediate School elitist

San Bruno residents cry foul as Parkside Intermediate locks playground

Concerned with vandalism and dog poop, a San Bruno school now locks…

Keep away: Nearby parents call the closure of the playground at Parkside Intermediate School elitist

Protesters glue school doors to block governor

Protesters glued shut the front door locks at Messmer Preparatory School in…

Funding concerns affect after-school programs

Concerns about how funding for after-school programs has been handled led to…

Video: Jon Stewart mocks Obama for using a teleprompter in a classroom

Jon Stewart lightly chided President Obama's use of a teleprompter last night,…

School district holds town hall over school assignment system

The Board of Education for The City’s public schools is changing the…

Adult-school classes come with a price

Eskinder Yosef has been taking free English as a second language classes…

Education director speaks out against No Child Left Behind

Bob Schaeffer, the public education director of FairTest: National Center for Fair…

Back to school in The City: Funds stretched thin

While cash-strapped school districts around the country struggle to find or maintain…