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A charging station for iPads used in the classroom is seen at Martin Luther King Middle School in the Bayview District in San Francisco on Aug. 15, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF school board concerned about classroom commercialization

With state funding waning, the San Francisco Unified School District is facing…

A charging station for iPads used in the classroom is seen at Martin Luther King Middle School in the Bayview District in San Francisco on Aug. 15, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Board of Education President Matt Haney grabbed national headlines this week when he suggested public schools in San Francisco drop the names of slave owners. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)

SF school board head reconsiders campus name change resolution

Board of Education President Matt Haney struck a nerve across the nation…

Board of Education President Matt Haney grabbed national headlines this week when he suggested public schools in San Francisco drop the names of slave owners. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)
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A laptop for every SFUSD educator

Though I’m new to the role of superintendent, I’ve actually been around…

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Myong Leigh has taken over for Richard Carranza as the head of the San Francisco Unified School District. (Courtesy photo)

Introducing Myong Leigh, the SFUSD’s interim superintendent

This is my last week at the San Francisco Unified School District,…

Myong Leigh has taken over for Richard Carranza as the head of the San Francisco Unified School District. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Judge blocks SF law that provides eviction protections for teachers

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has blocked a city ordinance protecting…

San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF closer to building teacher housing as state bill clears legislative hurdle

San Francisco could soon move forward with building affordable housing for educators…

San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
SF public schools tout high test scores in English, math

SF public schools tout high test scores in English, math

San Francisco Unified School District students who took a new test based…

SF public schools tout high test scores in English, math
As part of a farewell tour through the San Francisco Unified School District, Superintendent Richard Carranza observes a sixth grade class during the first day of school at Martin Luther King Middle School in the Bayview on Monday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD supe spends last first day of school in city’s southeast

Superintendent Richard Carranza has had five first days of school as the…

As part of a farewell tour through the San Francisco Unified School District, Superintendent Richard Carranza observes a sixth grade class during the first day of school at Martin Luther King Middle School in the Bayview on Monday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors plan to resurface the basketball courts at Willie Brown Middle School with their logo at center court. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF school board lifts ad ban for Warriors, considers new donor policy

Despite concerns over the commercialization of public schools, the San Francisco Board…

The Golden State Warriors plan to resurface the basketball courts at Willie Brown Middle School with their logo at center court. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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Former SFUSD leader pleads guilty to felonies in $15M scandal

The former San Francisco public school leader who admitted in court this…

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A November ballot measure would extend limited voting rights to non-citizens in San Francisco whose children live in The City.(Courtesy photo)

San Franciscans should say no to non-citizen voting

Last week, San Francisco’s supervisors approved a November ballot measure that would…

A November ballot measure would extend limited voting rights to non-citizens in San Francisco whose children live in The City.(Courtesy photo)
SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD supe’s likely departure won’t leave district ‘stunted’ in its progress

The four-year tenure of the San Francisco Unified School District’s top administrator…

SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent  Richard A. Carranza (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015)

SFUSD superintendent voted top finalist to lead Houston schools

San Francisco’s public schools will likely have an interim superintendent leading them…

San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent  Richard A. Carranza (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015)
SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza is reportedly a finalist to lead the largest public school system in Texas. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Richard Carranza, head of SFUSD, a finalist for Houston job

The San Francisco Unified School District is planning for the potential loss…

SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza is reportedly a finalist to lead the largest public school system in Texas. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Michelle Malliett, an early education para and after school teacher, arrives at a rally on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in light of her possible eviction after her building in San Francisco was purchased by a tech executive. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF educator settles eviction case over using household appliances

Two San Francisco-based tech workers who served a public school educator with…

Michelle Malliett, an early education para and after school teacher, arrives at a rally on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in light of her possible eviction after her building in San Francisco was purchased by a tech executive. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Juvenile Hall residents participate in a math class at the Education Center of the Juvenile Justice Center in San Francisco on Friday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Juvenile court schools leave youths gasping for knowledge

In some San Francisco classrooms with students of middle and high school…

Juvenile Hall residents participate in a math class at the Education Center of the Juvenile Justice Center in San Francisco on Friday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Michelle Malliett, an early education para and after school teacher, arrives at a rally on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in light of her possible eviction after her building in San Francisco was purchased by a tech executive. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF educator’s looming eviction by tech workers prompts protest

The pending eviction of a special education aide for using appliances in…

Michelle Malliett, an early education para and after school teacher, arrives at a rally on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in light of her possible eviction after her building in San Francisco was purchased by a tech executive. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
SFUSD students practice building a house frame during the summer construction program at John O’Connell High School. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD summer construction class helps build City College enrollment

When he was a young boy, Omar Sampedro and his brothers helped…

SFUSD students practice building a house frame during the summer construction program at John O’Connell High School. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The SFUSD has planned for years to build a school at a 2.2-acre site in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SFUSD places $744M facilities bond on November ballot

The San Francisco Unified School District will ask city voters to approve…

The SFUSD has planned for years to build a school at a 2.2-acre site in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

More staff planned for Visitacion Valley Middle School under proposed budget

Visitacion Valley Middle School would receive additional funding for staff and services…