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SFUSD Student Leader: Kamiah Brown

Standing among San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and California Congresswoman Maxine Waters at a recent event honoring student leaders, Kamiah Brown was determined to join their ranks one day.... Read more


Sunnyside celebrates social justice, kindness

Carrying signs reading, “I dream of a world where people are not judged,” “I dream of a world where everyone is kind,” and “Treat everyone equally,” students at Sunnyside Elementary School marched around the campus’ yard with their teachers and parents in the school’s first ever Social Justice and Kindness March.... Read more


Superintendent's secretary retires after 34 years with SFUSD

After 34 years, Judy O’Keefe, the Receptionist/Secretary in the Superintendent’s Office, is retiring. We sat down to learn more about Judy’s dedicated career of service to students and families within San Francisco public schools.... Read more


Students learn worldwide impact of climate change from Pulitzer Crisis reporting staff

Pulitzer Center grantees Nathaniel Rich and George Steinmetz discussed their publication "Losing Earth," the epic climate change story that took over an entire issue of The New York Times Magazine, at Lincoln High School.... Read more


SFUSD students, families hit the books together in summer reading program

Visitacion Valley Elementary School incoming first grader Assassin is only required to read for 15 minutes at home every day, but she usually spends much more time in her own personal library at night.... Read more


Q&A with Mayor London Breed

Mayor London Breed reflects on her time as a student in the San Francisco Unified School District, and how SFUSD helped shape her career.... Read more


2017-18 Mayor's Teacher, Principal and Paraeducator of the Year Award winners

The Mayor's Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year and Awards are annual awards that recognize exceptional San Francisco public school teachers and principals for their dedication, professionalism, and work on behalf of our city's young people. This is also the inaugural year for the Mayor’s Paraeducator of the Year Award. The ten honorees were selected based on their outstanding ability to promote innovative learning, accountability, and equity and access in the classroom and school site.... Read more


SFUSD poet athletes

Every year for National Poetry Month, public radio station KALW and America SCORES Bay Area team up to share the voices of young poets from San Francisco’s public schools.... Read more


Students explore career options during Job Shadow Day

Arielle Chernin, general manager of Delfina Pizzeria, grabbed a stack of flat pizza boxes from a shelf and set them on the counter of the popular Pacific Heights Italian joint just before the busy lunch rush on a recent Wednesday.... Read more


Finnish author visits Chinese Immersion School at De Avila to inspire computer science students

Going online may be routine for many adults, but for younger children, the internet is exciting and full of endless possibilities. Such sentiment was on full display when Finnish author and illustrator Linda Liukas visited the Chinese Immersion School at De Avila on Feb. 8 to tell the story behind her book “Hello Ruby” as part of a computer science (CS) lesson. ... Read more