Education

In a Post-Recall Landscape, Where Are the School Board Candidates?

The teachers’ union recently endorsed one of three appointed commissioners and a challenger.

Lowell Admissions Awaits Vote—Again. What’s Different This Time?

The vote to keep the elite public high school in the lottery system until 2024 is set for June 22.

The Q&A: SF School Board President Jenny Lam Talks Leadership Changes, School Closures

With the chaos of the 2021-22 school year over, we caught up with Lam to talk about some challenges on the horizon for SFUSD.

Map: Where to Find Free Meals for Youth During Summer Break

Breakfast and lunch is available for kids ages 18 and under until the new school year starts.

SF Gets to Keep $42M a Year the State Once Tried to Retain for Schools

The assurance comes by way of a court ruling that prevents California from claiming millions of dollars for public K-12 education.

What’s the Plan? San Francisco Parents Wonder After Uvalde Shooting

Bullying and harassment typically dominate issues of safety concerns. Now parents are asking for details that are intentionally not public.

$34 Million Community Schools Grant Offers Bright Spot for SFUSD. What Are They?

The model applies “it takes a village” mentality by stationing youth services directly on campus.

In Wake of Texas Massacre, Ramped-Up Police Patrols Around SF Schools Revive Debate About Officers on Campus

SFUSD said cops won’t set foot on its K-12 schools unless specifically asked to, or in case of emergency.

‘Are We Next?’: Lincoln High Students Mourn Lives Lost in Uvalde Massacre

The memorial event centered on 21 empty chairs representing the victims of Tuesday’s mass shooting in Texas.

Police Ramp Up Patrols Around SF Schools in Wake of Texas Massacre

While there have been no local threats linked to the Uvalde shooting, SFUSD pointed to “a comprehensive crisis plan” in case of emergency.