Education

School Board Recall Organizers Aim for Role in Selecting Replacement Candidates

Siva Raj and Autumn Looijen plan to create a “screening process” for new school board members, though the choice will lie with Mayor London Breed if the recall succeeds.

School Board Recall Scheduled for February 2022, Along with Assessor-Recorder Election

San Francisco voters will decide the fate of three school board members in February 2022.

S.F. Schools’ Enrollment Declines Could Cost the District $35M

The loss of students is posed to worsen an already sizable deficit for the next fiscal year.

State Steps in to Manage SFUSD’s Budget Amid Growing Fiscal Crisis

The district must come up with a plan to close a $116 million deficit by Dec. 15.

Suspect in Petition Theft Case Arrested by Law Enforcement

Jason Kruta, who allegedly stole signed Board of Education recall petitions in May, self-surrendered at San Francisco County Jail.

New Data Show S.F. Public School Students Slipped Further Behind Amid Pandemic

Data on the 2020-21 school year from San Francisco Unified School District suggest remote learning resulted in significant learning loss and had an unequal impact along socioeconomic and racial lines.

San Francisco School Board Recall Submits Signed Petitions in Effort to Qualify for Ballot

The Department of Elections now has 30 business days to determine whether there are enough valid signatures to force a special election.

San Francisco School Board Begins Search Process for New Superintendent

The process begins with selecting a firm to lead the search for qualified candidates.

Excitement, Some Jitters as Students Return to San Francisco’s Classrooms

Tens of thousands of San Francisco students returned to classrooms on Monday following more than a year of remote learning.

S.F. School Board Recall Campaign Says It’s Reached 51,325 Signatures, With One Month Remaining

The group hoping to unseat three San Francisco school board members is on track to get on the ballot, according to political strategists.