COVID: More Than 600 SFUSD Teachers, Aides Out Amid Omicron SurgeHundreds of San Francisco Unified School District teachers and aides were out of school this week amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, according to the teachers' union that is criticizing the district's handling of testing for the virus.
COVID: Despite Omicron Surge, San Francisco Health Officials Back Resumption Of In-Person LearningEven as the omicron variant is driving a spike in COVID-19 cases, San Francisco public health officials reiterated their support for the resumption of in-person learning at schools after the holidays.
SFUSD Superintendent Proposes Continuing Choice-Based Admissions For Lowell HS After Court RulingSan Francisco Unified School District on Wednesday announced it will move forward with plans to continue using a choice-based admissions system for Lowell High School for the next school year.
Mayor Breed to Forgive $26 Million of SFUSD's DebtAs the San Francisco Unified School District faces a $125 million deficit, San Francisco Mayor London Breed said on Friday she will move to forgive a $26.6 million loan provided to the district back in 2019.
Facing $125 Million Deficit, SFUSD Officials Work On Budget PlanAs the San Francisco Unified School District faces a growing budget deficit, district officials and the Board of Education on Tuesday said they're continuing to work on a budget balancing plan, which is set to be reviewed by the state's Department of Education next month.
San Francisco School Board Recall Petitions Certified; Collins, Lopez, Moliga Face Vote In FebruaryThree members of the San Francisco Board of Education will face a recall election early next year, after city officials announced the petitions have been certified.
COVID: Vaccine Sites To Open At 4 San Francisco Unified SchoolsHealth officials in San Francisco announced COVID-19 vaccination sites are opening at four SFUSD schools this week, as part of an ongoing campaign to reach out to those who have yet to receive their shots.
COVID: Nearly 9,000 SFUSD Employees Fully Vaccinated Ahead Of RequirementSan Francisco Unified School District officials said on Thursday that the majority of its nearly 10,000 employees have reported being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
SFUSD Distributes Backpacks, Supplies Ahead Of Return To In-Person Education MondayBefore Monday's return to in-person classes for the San Francisco Unified School District, the city distributed more than 3,500 backpacks with school supplies to children living in public and affordable housing.
UPDATE: Gov. Newsom Orders Mandatory COVID Vaccinations or Testing For California School EmployeesGov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday morning announced that the state would mandate that all California school employees receive the COVID vaccine or submit to weekly testing.
COVID: San Francisco Unified School District To Require Staff Vaccinations Or Weekly TestingThe San Francisco Unified School District announced that all district staff would be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing starting next month, joining a growing number of employers issuing vaccine mandates.