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Free breakfast for 37,000 students & vaccination updates: Highlights for Aug. 23-29, 2016

Starting this school year, 37,000 SFUSD students will get breakfast and lunch for free without having to fill out paperwork. This is because 54 schools are now taking part in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program. ... Read more


SFUSD information regarding free and reduced-price meals programs

This is the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Student Nutrition Services’ annual announcement regarding the policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed on request.... Read more


New report shows SFUSD eighth grade students outperforming peers in Math

A new report from SRI Education on SFUSD’s Science, Technology, Engineer and Math (STEM) Learning Initiative shows SFUSD’s eighth grade students ahead of peers in other school districts when it comes to math performance. ... Read more


San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Richard Carranza is top pick to lead Houston Independent School District

Superintendent Richard A. Carranza announced today that he has accepted a preliminary offer from the Houston Independent School District Board of Education to lead the 215,000 student Texas school district. The Houston Independent School District is the seventh largest in the nation.... Read more


District Offers Signing Bonuses for Special Education Teachers and Aides

With the hope of attracting more applicants to fill 70 current openings for Special Education teachers and 90 openings for Special Education Instructional Aides, the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is offering signing bonuses for the first time in recent history. ... Read more


SF Board of Education approves budget for 2016-17 (Funding increases for teacher salaries and retirement funds)

The San Francisco Board of Education has approved the 2016-17 operating budget for the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). The budget for next year totals $823.9 million in expenditures, an increase of approximately $38 million over the previous year. ... Read more


SFUSD adopts new Physical Education policy

The San Francisco Board of Education has passed a resolution to provide clarity regarding San Francisco Unified School District’s (SFUSD) Physical Education requirements. ... Read more


San Francisco Board of Education adopts math placement policy

Following the California Mathematics Placement Act (SB 359), the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) has adopted a policy for placing incoming ninth-grade students in math courses. ... Read more


Free summer enrichment academy attracts 70 students to Willie Brown Middle School

School may be out for summer, but not for students at Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle School who are participating in the school’s first free, three-week Summer Enrichment Academy. On Saturday, June 18, students will showcase for their families and the community what they learned, including African drumming, and how to make Claymation videos and cook. ... Read more


District adopts Good Food Purchasing Program

The San Francisco Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP), a metric-based framework and set of tools that guides organizations to direct their buying power toward suppliers. This meets five inter-connected values: local economies, environmental sustainability, valued workforce, animal welfare and nutrition.... Read more

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