San Francisco Unified School District

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It’s Back-To-School For Many Bay Area Kids

In San Francisco, thousands of kids were back in class.

08/17/2015

Diploma Closeup

San Francisco Unified Defies State Law, Awarding 107 Diplomas After Exit Exam Cancelled

Thousands 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.

08/14/2015

San Francisco schools' Superintendent Richard Carranza. (CBS)

San Francisco School District Approves $65,000 Raise For Superintendent, Teachers Lament

The school board voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent raise over three years for Superintendent Richard Carranza, a move drawing criticism from teachers.

02/12/2015

Galileo High School has 140 homeless kids that the district knows about (galileoweb.org)

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?

12/18/2014

The launch of the Circle the Schools initiative at Junipero Serra Elementary School in San Francisco, California  on September 18, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco Public Schools ‘Get Adopted’ By Bay Area Tech Companies

The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.

09/18/2014

Sonya Brunswick (right), Jefferson Award winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps San Francisco’s Youth Succeed In College

This 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.

04/18/2014

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Hundreds Of SF Teachers Skip School Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

The 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.

11/27/2013

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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.

10/07/2013

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Some Bay Area School Districts To See Increase In State Funding

Some 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.

06/18/2013

Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

SF School Board Opposes New Food Truck Regulations

After 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.

06/11/2013

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