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10 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a High School in San Francisco

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 11.16.2014 | San Francisco
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Each school has its own admissions process: most publics and charters are lottery-based, others are application-based and others may use academic performance or auditions as criteria.

California, 60 Years After Brown v. Board

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 07.20.2014 | Education
Angela Glover Blackwell

As the nation celebrates the 1954 Supreme Court landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision, California is confronting its own troubling education reality.

This State May Overturn Its Bilingual Education Ban

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.24.2014 | Latino Voices

A law banning most bilingual education in California schools may be overturned by a new bill, restoring efforts to address language barriers in a stat...

San Francisco Students Playing Hooky For Giants Parade Cost Schools Nearly $160,000

Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

San Francisco schools are paying a hefty price for last week's Giants World Series parade. Among the tens of thousands who showed up to honor the W...

Parents And Teachers Protest Administrator Bullying, Teacher Dismissals At San Francisco Middle School

Posted 09.12.2012 | Education

A group of about 30 parents and teachers organized by the United Educators of San Francisco teachers union gathered outside Martin Luther King Jr. Aca...

Carly Schwartz

Is This The Most Important Person In Town? | Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.13.2012 | San Francisco

Who: Richard Carranza, Superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District. Years in SF: Four. Neighborhood: Ingleside Terrace. Curre...

Bold Leaders for Our Public Schools

Martin J. Blank | Posted 09.23.2012 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Richard Carranza, Jan Christensen and John Porter are just a few of the many bold superintendents who are changing children's lives by bringing together the entire community to help their student succeed.

Aaron Sankin

SF Teacher Layoffs (Partially) Averted | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.04.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- In an effort to reach out to teachers in the midst of a contentious round of contract negotiations, officials at San Francisco Unifie...

San Francisco Teachers Approve Upcoming Strike By Overwhelming Majority

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.11.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco teachers voted to approve a strike by 97 percent at a United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) General Membership meeting on Thursday ni...

Suspensions At Sunset District High School Spark Fiery Free Speech Battle

| Posted 04.12.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Corey G. Johnson Civil rights groups recently intervened in a free-speech controversy ...

Aaron Sankin

Why Were Certain San Francisco Teachers Shielded From Mass Layoffs? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.14.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO--Dozens of teachers, students and administrators flooded Tuesday night's Board of Education meeting to protest the flood of pink slips i...

San Francisco School Board Approves Hundreds Of Teacher Layoffs

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.29.2012 | San Francisco

In a vote held on Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Education approved layoffs for 485 teachers, administrators and other staff members employed by ...

School Bus Driver To Stand Trial For Molesting Special Needs Students

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.06.2012 | San Francisco

A school bus driver is sitting in jail Friday awaiting trail on charges of molesting two 11-year old, female, special-needs students. Long-time San...

Joy Resmovits

San Francisco Joins Other California Districts In Suffering Massive Education Funding Cuts | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.19.2011 | San Francisco

Almost a month after its passage, school districts across California are still trying to make sense of -- and fight against -- an education budget tha...

Teacher Salaries and Shortage Areas

Christopher Reeve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christopher Reeve

While I am very disappointed that Mayor Bloomberg selected a new schools chancellor with no experience whatsoever in public education, I have to remain optimistic that our NYC kids will not be shortchanged in any way.