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08/11/11

City and State Leaders United to Combat Truancy

City and state leaders kicked off the 2011-2012 school year, which begins Monday, August 15, by announcing that for the fourth year in a row, San Francisco has reduced the number of habitually and chronically absent children enrolled in its public schools.... Read more

08/11/11

High School Freshmen Greeted by Hundreds of Cheering Classmates

School starts August 15, and Lincoln High is hosting a lively back-to-school orientation for incoming 9th grade students.... Read more

08/10/11

City and State Leaders Urge Students to Attend School on Time, Every Day

As San Francisco’s public school students prepare to head back to school on August 15, several leaders join forces to send a message to children and their families about the importance of school attendance and report out on progress.... Read more

08/09/11

San Francisco Education Leaders Contribute to Plan for California Schools

Today State Superintendent Tom Torlakson presented his transition team’s report, A Blueprint for Great Schools. Two San Francisco education leaders, San Francisco Board of Education President Hydra Mendoza and President of the United Administrators of San Francisco Jim Dierke, contributed to shaping the state superintendent’s plan. ... Read more

07/28/11

Giants Pitcher Sergio Romo to Meet Students Getting Their Whooping Cough Vaccine

Giants pitcher Sergio Romo will be on hand to meet students who are attending a clinic to get their Tdap booster shot.... Read more

07/01/11

Board of Education Adopts Budget for 2011-12 School Year

At at its regular meeting June 28, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously approved its budget for the 2011-2012 school year.... Read more

06/17/11

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

06/15/11

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

06/03/11

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

05/20/11

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

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