schools

Newsom Tracker: A visit with Warren Hellman

Mayor Gavin Newsom will honor the 10th Anniversary of “Hardly Strictly Bluegrass”…

New tobacco pitch seeks sales ban near schools

The latest plan to vastly reduce cigarette vendors in San Francisco would…

Parents select schools, await fate

It took three months of touring a dozen of San Francisco’s public…

Language immersion takes off on the Peninsula

Luke Weigard sat at a table coloring a picture. Under the drawing…

Anti-graffiti coursework starts in schools

There’s a big difference between art and vandalism – and the former…

Vaccine delay could cripple city

Delayed shipments of swine flu vaccine will leave most of San Francisco’s…

Niners cornerback Dre’ Bly on giving back to schools

The 49ers cornerback and two-time Pro Bowl selection will team up with…

More San Mateo County schools to face sanctions

Last year, Amanda Neborsky, the principal at Hoover Elementary in Redwood City,…

Why prosecute parents of chronically truant students?

Joe did not show up for school last Monday. And he didn’t…

San Bruno school district may restructure

When it comes to their children’s education, parents such as Pete Decastro…

Parents pinched by costly school lunches

Parcel taxes, transportation costs, after-school programs — now parents can add lunch…

Fewer California 12th graders pass exit exam

Fewer California high school students in the class of 2008 passed the…

California students show gains on standardized tests

More California students taking state standardized tests met state and federal assessment…

Kids could end up in court for cutting class

Kids who play hooky from southern San Mateo County schools could face…

S.F. school official to be arraigned

An assistant principal at a San Francisco public high school arrested by…

Newsmaker, Aug. 13, 2008: Gerald Courtney

The assistant vice principal of Galileo High School will be arraigned at…

On Target: Aug. 7, 2008

Laidlaw Transit, the nation’s largest school bus company, will reduce diesel exhaust…