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10/21/11

Highlights for October 23-29: Oye Como Va & the Great Debate

Carlos Santana will return to Mission High, his alma mater, to talk with students, play along with Mission High’s guitar club, perform a short concert of his own, and then present 30 new guitars to the guitar club members. ... Read more

10/21/11

30,000 Students Eat a Healthy School Meal on Food Day (and Every Day)

Nutritious school food cited by Parents Magazine as one reason San Francisco is on the top of its list for healthiest cities to settle down.... Read more

10/14/11

Highlights for October 16-22: Voting, Shaking & Howlin’

Over 8,000 high school students voted in a mock election in mid-October and their choice for Mayor, Prop. G (sales tax increase) and Prop. H (school assignment) and more will be announced. ... Read more

10/14/11

New Preparation Program Puts Math, Science and Bilingual Teachers in Residence at High Need School

University of San Francisco wins Department of Education grant to support teacher residency training... Read more

10/07/11

Highlights for October 9-15, 2011: First Report Cards & College Fairs

Superintendent Carlos Garcia will be recognized by Mayor Ed Lee for his leadership and vision in the field of education at the 2011 Latino Heritage Month Celebration and awards ceremony.... Read more

09/30/11

Highlights for October 2-8, 2011: Perfect Attendance & Walking ‘Buses’

Students from 40 schools will be celebrating International Walk to School Day. Several from Marshall Elementary will start the day with the Rec & Park Department’s General Manager Phil Ginsburg, who will lead warm up exercises, then Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisor Jane Kim and MTA Director Ed Reiskin will join the “Walking School Bus” to school. ... Read more

09/28/11

SFUSD Joins Suit to Restore Prop. 98 Funds

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), the California School Boards Association (CSBA) and state school districts today filed a lawsuit to restore more than $2 billion that had been designated for California public schools under the voter-approved Proposition 98 formula, but which was cut from the 2011-12 state budget.... Read more

09/23/11

Highlights for September 25-October 1: Dentists at School

Students at Burton High can see a dentist at school thanks to a new partnership with Northeast Medical Services and UCSF. ... Read more

09/16/11

Highlights for September 18-24: A Hundred Years Ago & A Hundred Years from Now

Glen Park Elementary is celebrating their school’s 100 year anniversary and the completion of extensive upgrades to its building. While the building has great new features, some things haven’t changed much in 100 years; students will be playing games, listening to live music and participating in a hula-hoop contest. ... Read more

09/15/11

Ulloa Elementary Earns National Blue Ribbon Distinction

Ulloa Elementary School has been named by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2011. It is one of only 305 schools in the nation to be selected this year.... Read more

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