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.
San Francisco Unified Kicks Off School Year With Distance-Learning ConcernsThe San Francisco Unified School District is the latest Bay Area district to begin the new school year with online learning only amid deep concerns about the quality of instruction students will receive.
San Francisco To Provide 'Community Learning Hubs' For Students In NeedOn Tuesday night, the San Francisco School Board will finalize its plan for fully remote learning, a decision forced on school districts by the state.
SFUSD Superintendent Announces School Year To Begin With Distance LearningThe superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District announced Wednesday that students will begin the upcoming school year with distance learning.
San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Remove Police From City's Public SchoolsAmid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimously to declare the city’s public schools to be police-free.
San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay ReopeningSix California school districts representing more than 900,000 students say the governor's proposed budget cuts will delay the reopening of schools.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Unified To Provide Computers For Students Without DevicesOfficials with the San Francisco Unified School District announced over the weekend that the district is working to provide computers to students in need during the COVID-19 school closure that could last through summer break.
SFUSD Seeks Donations To Support Meals To Kids During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceSan Francisco Unified School District and its non-profit partner are asking the community for donations to support its response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
SFUSD To Close Lakeshore Elementary Immediately As 4 Students Report Respiratory IllnessAll San Francisco Unified School District schools except Lakeshore Elementary will stay open for the time being as the city seeks ways to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.