Education

San Francisco Defends Right of Non-Citizens to Vote in School Board Elections

A GOP operative filed a lawsuit challenging a local ordinance granting non-citizens a say in SFUSD races, and the city is fighting back.

Contractor Linked to Teacher Payroll Fiasco Gets Another $2.7M From San Francisco Unified

The San Francisco Unified Board of Education OK’d the contract extension for Infosys just after midnight on Wednesday.

School’s Out for Committees: San Francisco Unified Pauses Such Meetings as Part of Good Governance Experiment

The temporary suspension is part of a post-recall effort to restructure San Francisco’s Board of Education, which will undergo several trainings in the meantime.

Parents Protest Ouster of SF School Principal Who Repeated Racist Epithet While Speaking to Students

Demonstrators gathered to oppose SFUSD’s decision to reassign Carol Fong from Ulloa Elementary School.

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

After State-Imposed Cuts, What’s in Next Year’s School Budget?

The 2022-2023 school year will see less per-pupil spending in San Francisco public schools than the previous year.

Selective Admissions Are Back at Lowell High After a Split Vote Reinstates the Controversial Policy

The decision potentially puts the school at odds with state law and might open it up to a lawsuit.

Lottery or Merit? Lowell High Admissions Policy Comes Up for a Key Vote

Wednesday’s decision will mark a post-recall shift for San Francisco’s K-12 school board.

The Great Enrollment Hope Behind Building a New School in Mission Bay

Despite fears that the project may be unnecessary, school district officials made key approvals on Wednesday to keep it going.

Explainer: Here’s How the Fate of Lowell’s Admissions Will Be Decided

The superintendent wants to form a task force to tackle the issue. But will the board OK the plan?