Racist, Anti-Semitic Messages Interrupt Anti-Racism Lesson At San Francisco's Lowell High SchoolAn anti-racism lesson being presented to online to students from Lowell High School in San Francisco was interrupted by a series of racist and anti-Semitic slurs and pornographic images, according to the school district.
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: San Francisco, Oakland Superintendents Question Newsom's School Reopening PlanCalifornia's school reopening plan fails to support urban school districts and low-income areas, according to a letter sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday by superintendents in seven of the state's biggest cities, including San Francisco and Oakland.
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 & Schools: SFUSD Says In-Person Learning Not Happening In January; Mayor London Breed Blasts DelaysThe San Francisco Unified School District announced Friday that the phased return of students to schools for in-person learning won't begin in late January as planned after the district failed to reach a labor agreement with teachers in time.
San Francisco School Board Approves Changes In Elementary School Assignment ProcessSan Francisco's Board of Education on Tuesday approved a new policy for assigning students to elementary schools, completely changing the way students are enrolled ahead of the school year.
COVID: SFUSD Begins Process With Department Of Public Health On Reopening SchoolsThe San Francisco Unified School District announced Wednesday that it has taken the first step with the city's Department of Public Health on reopening schools to in-person learning.
COVID Learning: State Lawmakers Urge Bay Area School Districts To Bring Kids Back To ClassCalifornia Assembly members Phil Ting and David Chiu, as well as state Senator Scott Wiener urged school districts in San Mateo and San Francisco counties to get kids back into the classroom and they say public health experts back them up.
COVID Testing: San Francisco Unified School District Plans Teacher Testing Program Ahead Of January ReopeningsAs San Francisco Unified School District prepares to reopen some of its schools starting in January for in-person learning, Superintendent Vincent Matthews announced Wednesday plans to provide COVID-19 testing for staff.
San Francisco Approves Creation Of K-12 Black Studies Curriculum By 2022/23The history, culture and contributions of African Americans will be taught to every K-12 student in San Francisco public schools by 2022-2023, according to a resolution passed Tuesday.
'It's Offensive' – Mayor London Breed Says SFUSD Must Focus On Reopening Classrooms Over Renaming SchoolsMayor London Breed pushed back on plans by the San Francisco Unified School District to rename dozens of schools over namesakes deemed objectionable, saying reopening classrooms should be the top priority.
Lowell High School in SF May Switch From Merit Selection System to Lottery in 2021The merit-based selection system at San Francisco's prestigious Lowell High School may be about to change.
Health Inspectors Evaluate San Francisco Schools in Advance of ReopeningBack-to-school health inspections are now underway in San Francisco and, with the health department’s blessing, some schools plan to bring back younger students soon.
San Francisco Schools To Begin First Round Of In-Person Classes At 'Community Hubs'San Francisco is forging ahead with school reopening plans, with thousands of students set to attend in-person classes at “community hubs” at 40 sites citywide, beginning Monday, September 14.