SFUSD: Campuses Are Safe Amid Threats To Los Angeles, NYC SchoolsFollowing a reported threat that led to the closure of all schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday, San Francisco police and school district officials said that no threats have been made locally but that officers will increase their presence in and around campuses as a precaution.
NYC Schools Join San Francisco, Will Offer Computer Science To All StudentsThe nation’s largest school district will reportedly make computer science courses available to all students, joining public schools in San Francisco and Chicago.
It's Back-To-School For Many Bay Area KidsIn San Francisco, thousands of kids were back in class.
San Francisco Unified Defies State Law, Awarding 107 Diplomas After Exit Exam CancelledThousands of California high school students still don't have their diplomas, after the state abruptly canceled the exit exam they were supposed to take. In San Francisco, the school district has awarded diplomas, ignoring state law.
San Francisco School District Approves $65,000 Raise For Superintendent, Teachers LamentThe school board voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent raise over three years for Superintendent Richard Carranza, a move drawing criticism from teachers.
How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?
San Francisco Public Schools ‘Get Adopted’ By Bay Area Tech CompaniesThe Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps San Francisco’s Youth Succeed In CollegeThis week’s Jefferson Award winner has been an Air Force Sergeant, a youth pastor, and a systems and network engineer. That career path has helped Sonya Brunswick change young people's lives today.
Hundreds Of SF Teachers Skip School Ahead Of Thanksgiving HolidayThe San Francisco Unified School District was forced to scramble for substitutes Tuesday as 432 teachers either called in sick or took a personal day ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
San Francisco Middle Schools Receive $2.7M Donation From Salesforce CEO The CEO of Salesforce.com visited a San Francisco school on Monday to highlight a $2.7 million donation by his company to the city's middle schools that will include 750 iPads.
Some Bay Area School Districts To See Increase In State FundingSome Bay Area school districts will see significant increases in state funding now that the legislature has passed a budget. The only thing they need is Governor Brown’s signature.
SF School Board Opposes New Food Truck RegulationsAfter two years of negotiations, a San Francisco supervisor has come up with a compromise plan for new food truck regulation that both food truck vendors and restaurant owners say they can live with, but the plan still faces opposition from educators.