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09/15/11

SFUSD Green Schoolyards to Host Tours for International Green Schoolyard Conference

Green Schoolyard designers, planners, and educators from around the world are converging to learn about new green schoolyard innovations in San Francisco public schools. ... Read more

09/09/11

Highlights for September 11-17: National Focus on SFUSD’s Arts Programs

San Francisco School of the Arts (SOTA) will unveil a new marquee to celebrate both the school's renaming in honor of esteemed local artist Ruth Asawa and to mark 30 years as a public arts high school.... Read more

09/07/11

SFUSD Leads Nation with Implementing New Math Standards

San Francisco Consortium Awarded $3 Million Grant from Bechtel to Implement Math Core ... Read more

09/02/11

Highlights Sept. 4-10: Youth Interview Mayoral Hopefuls

Highlights for SFUSD September 4-10, 2011... Read more

08/31/11

State Accountability Progress Report for SFUSD 2011

The California Department of Education announced scores today that show the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is very close to meeting the state target of 800 with a Growth Academic Performance Index (API) score of 796.... Read more

08/29/11

Highlights Aug 28- Sept 1: New Year, New Digs

Thousands of students are going to school in new and improved locations this fall. ... Read more

08/24/11

Senior High School Exit Exam Pass Rates Remain Steady, Eleventh Grade Pass Rate Rises

The San Francisco Unified School District’s cumulative rate for high school seniors meeting the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) requirement in 2011 is approximately 95 percent (95%), which is the same rate as the year prior. ... Read more

08/19/11

Booster Shots and Lunch: Highlights for August 21-27, 2011

A new law requires California students in grades 7-12 to provide proof that they have had the whooping cough (Tdap) booster shot or they cannot attend school. ... Read more

08/16/11

SF Student Achievement Continues to Grow

San Francisco’s standardized test scores have improved in both English Language Arts (ELA) and Math tests. This continues an upward trend for SFUSD, which in the past six years has seen proficiency rates in ELA improve by 9.9 percent and Math (Grades 2-7) by 9.4 percent. ... Read more

08/12/11

Highlights for August 14-20, 2011

Over the summer, many teachers hone their repertoire. Three SFUSD teachers embarked on odysseys in Colombia, Ghana and Italy where they developed skills and gained insights to share with their students. ... Read more

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