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.
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?
Most Bay Area Schools To Be Open Friday, Many Schools In Sonoma County Remain ClosedKids hoping for another school rain-out Friday are out of luck in most Bay Area towns. There will be no four-day weekend in Oakland, San Francisco or other major school districts after a storm passed trough early Thursday, forcing the closure of many Bay Area districts.
Complete Bay Area School Closure List: San Francisco, Oakland, Corte Madera, Novato, San Rafael, Berkeley, FremontSchools across the Bay Area are announcing closures in anticipation of a powerful storm moving in early Thursday morning, including all the schools in Marin County, San Francisco Unified schools, and Oakland Unified schools.
Rats Part Of Growing Pains For Fresh Food Program At San Francisco SchoolsSan Francisco Unified School District serves more fresh food and a greater number of meals to their students since switching food providers last year, but the fresh-food program has led to some infrastructure challenges of its own.
San Francisco Teachers Union Threaten Strike As Students Head Back To School San Francisco's School superintendent and Mayor Ed Lee are expressing cautious optimism about averting a teacher strike.
SF School Board Green Lights Funding Programs For Immigrant ChildrenThe San Francisco Unified School District board of education this week unanimously approved a resolution that will commit resources to both the short- and long-term needs of unaccompanied immigrant children enrolling in schools within the district.
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.
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.
Bay Area School Districts Drop Bid For Federal FundsTwo of the largest school districts in the area are abandoning their joint effort to bring in millions of dollars in federal funds through the Obama Administration's Race to the Top program.
Teachers, Students Demand Ouster Of SF Principal Accused Of Bullying Teachers, parents and staff spoke out against what they call a pattern of violence and administrative bullying at a San Francisco middle school.
Public School Selection Anything But Elementary In San FranciscoFor San Francisco parents, getting their first pick of public schools is no small feat, even for in-the-know parents who have already devoted time researching schools in anticipation the city's multi-layered selection process.