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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


SFUSD Leads Nation with Implementing New Math Standards

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


Highlights Sept. 4-10: Youth Interview Mayoral Hopefuls

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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