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S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe San Francisco Unified School District welcomes families to participate in children's education.

Conference gives families a voice in SFUSD

On Saturday, we are gathering with families from across The City to…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe San Francisco Unified School District welcomes families to participate in children's education.

Tech gadgets bring plenty of learning to SFUSD

As you may have heard, we're making big strides in bringing technology…

Jaime Henry-White/2013 AP file photoSaturday’s African-American Family Breakfast and Resource Fair is a great opportunity to see what the SFUSD offers black students in order to allow them to succeed.

Providing the right resources for SFUSD’s black students

Even though school days are the most special days, this Saturday is…

Jaime Henry-White/2013 AP file photoSaturday’s African-American Family Breakfast and Resource Fair is a great opportunity to see what the SFUSD offers black students in order to allow them to succeed.
Noah Berger/AP FILE PHOTOSunday’s Napa earthquake is a reminder of what you should do in case one hits.

Schools are prepared to react to quake

You likely felt the earthquake Sunday morning. I felt it, too, and…

Noah Berger/AP FILE PHOTOSunday’s Napa earthquake is a reminder of what you should do in case one hits.

It’s a new school year with plenty of opportunities

Monday was a big day. School opened and about 56,000 students poured…

Summer doesn’t mean taking a break from learning

Summer break for most students began this week. Does that mean learning…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

These grads represent the cream of the SFUSD’s crop

Throughout this week, you’ll probably notice dressed-up teens streaming out of auditoriums…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
The San Francisco Unified School District provides many programs and other tools in order to have successful teachers.

Want to be a teacher? There's plenty of support for SFUSD educators

A few weeks back, I wrote about a few of our outstanding…

The San Francisco Unified School District provides many programs and other tools in order to have successful teachers.
Five principals from San Francisco Unified School District schools were honored by the mayor as Principals of the Year.

Principals of the Year help to make schools better

Over the past few weeks, I have written about some of our…

Five principals from San Francisco Unified School District schools were honored by the mayor as Principals of the Year.

Volunteers help teachers in SFUSD classrooms

Last week, I talked about Teacher Appreciation Month and shared some of…

Pockets, soccer just part of the poetry fun during National Poetry Month

During a ninth-grade English class, I read the poem “Yo Soy Joaquin”…

Students get a jump on college with FRISCO Day

These past few weeks, I’ve been talking with proud San Francisco Unified…

On-the-job learning for student interns

Do you remember a time when you were a teenager and someone…

SFUSD teachers go extra mile to earn national certification

At Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, we will be celebrating the San…

Parents in the San Francisco Unified School District this week began receiving letters with their child's next school assignment.

School-placement letters just the beginning for parents

Over the past few days, more than 14,000 San Francisco families have…

Parents in the San Francisco Unified School District this week began receiving letters with their child's next school assignment.

SFUSD test driving new computerized testing system

For years now, our students have been sitting down each spring to…

Spring is budget season for San Francisco schools

On Saturday, hundreds of parents, school staffers, and even some middle and…

Parent-teacher conferences an important part of your child’s education

As a parent with a full-time job, I know how busy we…

SFUSD is using a better way to teach math

No one can argue with the fact that our world is rapidly…

Black History Month is time to reflect on our students

It’s that time of year when we pay special tribute to the…