Update: San Francisco Turns Up Legal Pressure On District Officials To Reopen Public SchoolsCity officials turned up the legal pressure Tuesday on San Francisco Unified School District administrators to accelerate plans to reopen schools that have been shuttered for nearly a year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Francisco Teachers Union, School District Reach Tentative Agreement On COVID-19 Reopening ProtocolsAfter numerous bargaining sessions and mounting pressure from parents and city officials, the union representing San Francisco's public school teachers and the school district announced Sunday they have reached a tentative agreement on the protocol to return to in-classroom instruction.
San Francisco Mayor Breed Criticizes Timing Of SFUSD Plan To Rename SchoolsMayor London Breed on Wednesday offered some sharp criticism of the timing as the San Francisco Unified School District moved forward with a plan to change the names of 44 schools named after problematic historical figures by April.
Critics Say Group Tasked With Renaming San Francisco Schools Needs To Do Its HomeworkThe San Francisco Unified School District Board will soon be presented with a list of 44 schools that may merit renaming after ordering the study in 2018 to make sure none of their schools were named after people with objectionable pasts.
COVID School Plan: San Francisco Rolls Out Teacher, Employee Testing Plan; Reopening DelayedSchool teachers and district employees preparing San Francisco public schools for reopening will be provided with COVID testing in the days leading up to a reopening date which has now on hold.
Plan to Return San Francisco Students to Classrooms in January Nixed by School DistrictThe goal was to start reopening San Francisco schools on January 25 but, according to the district, it just can’t meet the latest round of demands from the teachers union.
COVID Reopenings: San Francisco Officials Launch Online Dashboard To Allow Parents To Track School OpeningSan Francisco health officials have launched an online dashboard that allows parents at a glance to see updated reopening information on their child's school.
Push Underway To Take Junipero Serra, George Washington, Francis Scott Key Names Off San Francisco SchoolsThe battle over renaming schools honoring slave owners and other figures is getting attention in a different way. Even before the latest “Black Lives Matter” protests across the country, San Francisco Unified Schools officials implemented steps to take a closer look at controversial school names.
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Coronavirus Update: 2 San Francisco Elementary Schools Closed; 11 Students Suffering From Severe Respiratory IllnessWhile saying they have no confirmed coronavirus cases yet among their students, San Francisco officials have ordered the immediate closure of two elementary schools after 11 students have come down with severe respiratory conditions including pneumonia-like symptoms.
High Lead Levels Found In Drinking Water At Three San Francisco SchoolsWater taps at three San Francisco schools have been turned off after samples were found to contain lead levels above federal safety standards
SF Schools’ New Suspension Policy Still Take Hard Line Towards Violent BehaviorStudents who show up to class unprepared or with a bad attitude would no longer be subject to suspension under a resolution approved Tuesday by the school board.
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.
San Francisco Lowers School Zone Speed LimitsThe goal is to improve pedestrian safety and cut injuries and fatalities by 50 percent over the next decade.