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.
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.
Two 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, parents and staff spoke out against what they call a pattern of violence and administrative bullying at a San Francisco middle school.
For 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.
Building on diversity in the classroom rather than focusing on it’s challenges is a cornerstone of teaching practices in San Francisco schools. That’s a philosophy the new Superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, Richard Carranza, intends to keep in place.
San Francisco Unified School District teachers have voted to authorize a strike in response to a stalemate in contract negotiations with the district, union officials said Friday.
The facility, at John O’Connell High School in the Mission District, will be used for training students in the construction and high-tech trades through a program called Tech 21.
The goal of giving away the potentially life-changing computer gear – via the Bridge to Success summer program – is to push minority 12th graders onto a path toward higher education.