Ida Mojadad

Ida is a reporter focused on education at The San Francisco Standard. She covered education for the San Francisco Examiner through the pandemic after two and a half years at SF Weekly. Ida is a proud San Francisco State University alumnus, having studied Race and Resistance Studies alongside journalism. You can reach her at [email protected], via Twitter @idamoj, and more at

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Monkeypox Crisis: National Health Emergency Declaration Could Unlock Treatment Resources

The decision by federal authorities to declare a national public health emergency for monkeypox follows similar moves by California and San Francisco.

‘Racially Insensitive:’ SF School Board Member Under Fire Over Comments About ‘Lack of Family Support’ for Struggling Students

Ann Hsu apologized for her remarks, which she made in a candidate questionnaire that came to light this past weekend.

‘Getting Harder By the Day’: SF School District Looks to Staff Up as Droves of Teachers Depart

Scores of teachers are reconsidering their place in the city—or profession entirely—and the effects of that turnover will reverberate for months or years to come.

San Francisco Art Institute Will Shutter After Acquisition Deal Falls Through

Months after the University of San Francisco signaled interest in taking over the 151-year-old school, USF and SFAI announced separately Friday the merger would not go through.

Promising Math Strategy to Expand in San Francisco Schools

Test scores at a Western Addition school skyrocketed over four years, which is a model for districts trying to help students catch up after months of remote learning.

‘We’re Raising the Alarm:’ Payroll Woes Hit Teachers During Summer Break

The latest snafu spells trouble for the new school year next month, the teachers union warned.

JROTC Saved After San Francisco School District Reverses Course on Plans to Cut the Program

The Army offered money to keep the program at three east side high schools, which the district did not commit to using until this week.

‘Disappointing and Unfair’: SF Students Hope for Return of JROTC at 3 East Side Schools

Previous cuts could be avoided for the military-linked program, but the district hasn’t committed to restoring funding

Former Teachers, Union Leaders Pull Papers to Challenge City College Incumbents

The incoming slate will compete with three Board of Trustees incumbents to decide who inherits re-accreditation and fiscal challenges at City College.

SF School District Reassigns Principal Who Used a Slur While Speaking to Students

Carol Fong, a principal at Ulloa Elementary School in the city’s Outer Sunset for more than 20 years, announced her removal in a letter to parents on Saturday