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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. 

08/18/2014

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SF School Board Green Lights Funding Programs For Immigrant Children

The 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.

08/14/2014

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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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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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Bay Area School Districts Drop Bid For Federal Funds

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.

10/30/2012

A protest at the Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Middle School in San Francisco on September 11, 2012. (CBS)

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.

09/11/2012

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Public School Selection Anything But Elementary In San Francisco

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.

08/21/2012

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KCBS In Depth: New SF Schools Chief Outlines Philosophy

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.

07/09/2012

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Teachers Vote To Strike Amid SF Contract Stalemate

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.

05/11/2012

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San Francisco Unified School District Goes Solar

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.

12/09/2011

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