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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Hayward Superintendent Picked to Lead SF Public Schools

Matt Wayne faces the daunting task of healing a ‘wounded’ district, administrators union president said.

Board of Ed Recap: Layoffs All But Lose Steam, Bond Overseers Demand Transparency, Juneteenth Recognized

In a lengthy public comment period, teachers, students and other community members aired grievances and voiced concerns.

San Franciscans Have Mixed Feelings on Local Schools, Poll Finds

Respondents to a recent poll indicated that they weren’t exactly satisfied with the city’s public education system, but also signaled support for giving schools more money.

‘We Are Cannibalizing Ourselves’: City College Finalizes 38 Layoffs Despite Outcry From Students and Staff

Nearly 400 individuals attended the May 6 meeting and over 100 public commenters spoke out against the proposed cuts to the beleaguered community college.

Deputy Sup. of SF Public Schools Poised to Leave for Top Education Job in Berkeley District

Enikia Ford Morthel would be the third top administrator to leave SFUSD this year as principals and educators step down.

#MeToo 2.0: SF Teens Organize to Challenge Status Quo of High School Sexual Assault Policies

Students from public and private schools in San Francisco are developing support networks and a comprehensive training toolkit.

‘We’re Teachers, Not Accountants’: SF School District Teachers Frustrated as Payroll Issues Persist

Local teachers gather outside San Francisco Unified School District offices calling on administration to fix payroll problems faster.

City College Faculty Stage Sleep-In Ahead of Layoff Vote

The faculty union disputes the need for layoffs amid a delicate financial landscape for the beleaguered City College of San Francisco.

Board of Education Rejects $4M Plan For New Virtual School

San Francisco Unified School District sought to meet remote learning demands with a new online-only school, but the school board cited concerns over cost and timing.

Typical Turnover or Cause for Concern? School District and Teachers Union Interpret Attrition Rates Differently

District officials say teacher resignations and retirement are consistent with recent trends, but union leaders have called it a crisis since the fall.