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Boys Hope Girls Hope Helps Give Children a Better Academic Future

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 01.16.2013 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Boys Hope Girls Hope provides a solution for families that do not have the means to give their child an education or the academic support that they need in order to succeed in an academic environment.

Who Will Educate Our State?

Christine Bronstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Christine Bronstein

If Californians were better informed about Propositions 30 and 38, we would know that you can (and should) in fact vote yes on both. I asked Crystal Brown, the founder of Educate Our State to boil the propositions down for me.

Betsy Franco Directs Ensemble of Teen Monologues Inspired by 'In the Time of the Butterflies'

Nicole Hammersla | Posted 06.09.2012 | San Francisco
Nicole Hammersla

Written and performed by the students of Henry M. Gunn High School, Faceoff seeks to explore the intersection of tyranny and resistance. I caught up with Betsy Franco, who coached Gunn's teen writers and actors through the process.

Three Reasons San Francisco Public Schools May Not Be for You

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 12.24.2011 | San Francisco
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I hold no ill will towards those who have made the choice NOT to participate directly in the public school system, but my wife and I have chosen to raise our three daughters here in the city and are committed to public education.

Young At Art in San Francisco

Terence Clarke | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education
Terence Clarke

The value of the arts is tough to quantify in the world of skills-testing so dear to the hearts of contemporary legislators.

Let's Get Our Priorities Straight

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gavin Newsom

Cannibalizing our state's future through cuts to education is the exact opposite of the kind of reform and long-term thinking we need from our leaders in Sacramento.