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02/27/12

More District Teachers Earn National Board Certification

In February, the San Francisco Board of Education honored 29 SFUSD teachers who achieved National Board Certification this year. With 204 National Board Certified teachers now in SFUSD classrooms, the district is adding teachers to the roster at a faster rate than the national average and is second only to Los Angeles Unified in total number. ... Read more

01/17/12

SFUSD’s Program “Mentoring for Success” Providing Key Support for Struggling Teens

Mentors, backed by quality mentoring programs, play a powerful role in preventing substance abuse and youth violence, as well as boosting academic achievement and workforce readiness. In several San Francisco’s public schools, mentors are working with at-risk teens through Mentoring for Success.... Read more

01/05/12

District Honors Alum and Parent Edwin Yuen for Serving on English Learner Advisory Committee

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11/17/11

UCSF High School Internship Program Wins Presidential Award

President Obama has recognized the Science & Health Education Partnership High School Internship Program (HIP) at UCSF with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. The program is one of nine such mentoring programs in the country to receive this award.... Read more

11/10/11

What Did You Do This Summer?

Each summer, students who are between their junior and senior years – and enrolled in one of the district’s career pathway programs – take part in paid internships to learn about careers in a variety of fields.... Read more

09/27/11

Thousands Start School Year in New and Improved Locations

For many at San Francisco Unified, the 2011-'12 year means new and improved schools.... Read more

05/31/11

Students Sail to Victory in Design Competition

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05/13/11

District Wins Achievements in Respiratory Health Award

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05/03/11

Longfellow Students Jump for Healthy Hearts

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02/09/11

District Nears Top in National Board Certification

The San Francisco Board of Education honors the newest group of SFUSD teachers to receive National Board Certification.... Read more