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City Declares 'Summer Learning Day'

On a day declared by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors as Summer Learning Day, the city’s youth programs and community leaders will celebrate the importance of combatting what is known as “summer learning loss.”... Read more


Board Adopts K8 Feeder Patterns for Middle School Assignment

At its regular meeting yesterday evening, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously approved a new student assignment process for middle school enrollment that includes elementary-to-middle school K8 feeder patterns.... Read more


Washington High Teams Set Record

The San Francisco Giants will be honoring Washington High’s varsity football, wrestling, basketball, and baseball teams for setting a public school record in San Francisco.... Read more


Graduation Days: Highlights for May 22-28, 2011

Approximately 500 public high school seniors will be graduating with SFUSD’s Seal of Biliteracy. Seniors Huijun and Zihao Peng at International Studies Academy and Jean Sanchez of O’Connell High are among the first in the district to earn this new seal on their diploma by showing proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English and at least one other language. ... Read more


Dances and Dedications: Highlights for May 15-21, 2011

SpringFest-goers at Sunnyside Elementary will be treated to more than the annual fundraiser’s traditional games, inflatable obstacle course, food, and fun this year with the premier performance of “Wall Ball/throw yourself in,”... Read more


Youth Become Farmers and Entrepreneurs through Schoolyard to Market Program

This Saturday, Ferry Plaza Farmers Market shoppers can get their weekly fresh produce from San Francisco high school students. ... Read more


District Lays off Employees as State Budget Crisis Continues

Last night the San Francisco Board of Education voted six to one to eliminate 152 certificated teaching and administrator positions due to anticipated state budget cuts.... Read more


Pitchers and Sprinters: Highlights for May 8-14, 2011

SF Giants pitcher Sergio Romo, former Oakland Raider player Tony Stewart, UC Berkeley Associate Head Coach Ron Gould, and USF Men's basketball coach Rex Walters will be sharing keys to success with student athletes from Washington High. ... Read more


Young Students Ready to Swing, Salsa and Cha-Cha-Cha

Fifty fourth and fifth graders from six elementary schools will be showing off their new dance skills and vying for trophies in their first dance competition “Latin Dance and A Little Swing.”... Read more


State Announces San Francisco’s API School Ranking

The state has announced that the 2010 API Base score for the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is 791, a rise from 775 the previous year.... Read more

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