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.

The Board of Education Has a Busy Week. Here’s a Roundup

Bond measure update, custodial staffing, outdoor learning, a student assignment and more.

Lowell Principal Resigns, Blasting School District on His Way Out

‘The decision to leave SFUSD is solely based on my desire to apply my passion for education in a district that values its students and staff through well organized systems, fiscal responsibility and sound instructional practices as the path towards equity.’

Mixed Financial Forecast Paints Uncertain Future for SF School District

Though the San Francisco Unified School District is climbing out of a recent budget shortfall, California officials see another fiscal crisis looming in the near future.

After Payroll Snafu Deprived Several Teachers of Pay, a Top District Administrator to Resign

Myong Leigh, superintendent of policy and operations and a two-decade veteran of SFUSD, said he plans to leave his post in June.

Remote Viewing, Public Comment No Longer an Option for Some SF School Board Meetings

SFUSD said it doesn’t have enough staff to run both in-person and virtual participation outside of regularly scheduled bi-monthly meetings.

State Overseers Blast SF School District’s Budgeting Practices, Say Financial Crisis Is Near

Deficit spending, low reserves and a flawed budgeting process raise red flags in Sacramento as the district faces potential state takeover.

Flawed Contract Offers Clues to Rough Rollout of School District’s New Payroll System

An agreement between the San Francisco Unified School District and computer services firm Infosys may have set the stage for a very rough launch.

School Board Fails to Discuss Resolution to Observe Muslim Holidays

Crafted by members of the Muslim community and sponsored by Commissioner Matt Alexander, the resolution should have come before the school board on Tuesday.

Big Issues Loom as School Board Resumes In-Person Public Comment, Welcomes New Members

Commissioners Ann Hsu, Lisa Weissman-Ward and Lainie Motamedi were seated at their new ‘home-away-from-home’ on Tuesday.