SFUSD Partners With Local Group To Raise Money For Low-Income FamiliesThe San Francisco Unified School District and a local education advocacy group came together recently to raise $250,000 to help families pay for basic needs such as rent, groceries, clothes and school supplies.
No Return Date Yet For San Francisco Schools; District, Unions Still Far ApartAs the one-year mark approaches since the last time San Francisco public school children were in class, it appears the school district and the teachers union are not any closer to agreeing on a plan to open up classrooms.
Effort To Recall San Francisco School Board President, Board Members Gains MomentumSome parents fed up with the lack of in-person learning in San Francisco are demanding the recall of school board members in their effort to get their children back into schools.
Much-Criticized San Francisco School Renaming Effort Paused; Board to Focus on ReopeningThe San Francisco Board of Education is putting the plan to rename 44 buildings in San Francisco Unified School District on hold and focusing on reopening efforts, board president Gabriela Lopez announced Sunday.
San Francisco Unified: Tentative Deal Reached On Reopening Schools; No Date SetSan Francisco appears to be a step closer to reopening the city’s public schools for in-class instruction.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco Seeks Emergency Order To Reopen Public SchoolsSan Francisco is seeking an emergency court order against the city's school district in order to compel the distict to reopen public schools.
Update: San Francisco Sues School District Over Slow Reopening Plans; 'Shame It Has Come To This'Frustrated as other Bay Area counties unveil plans aimed at restarting in-person instruction, San Francisco officials filed a lawsuit against the city's school district Wednesday over its alleged failure to follow a state mandate “to offer classroom-based instruction whenever possible.”
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.
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.