Here’s the bottom line: SFUSD has a higher graduation rate than the state of California. While most districts saw a decrease in graduation rates, SFUSD saw an increase. In fact, looking at data from the past five years (2016-2021), SFUSD has made steady gains in graduation rates.
Three school board members of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) face a recall election this month and now funding issues for such recall elections plus a proposal to amend the San Francisco City Charter related to recall elections in general have emerged.
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The Board’s number one and only goal should be about education for our students, but it seems they are just looking to further their political careers.
American schools once were number one among advance countries abroad. Today they are now among the worst.
Renaming Schools, Changing Lowell H.S.’s Admission Policy and Getting Students Safely Back into Classrooms Result in Community Backlash,
First wave of school sites inspected and ready; Board calls on City for support with vaccines, regular testing, and public transit
The program provides all-day, in-person learning support for high needs students participating in SFUSD’s distance learning curriculum.
Along with a reputation for academic excellence, Lowell High School has a history of charges of racism.
As a parent of two children in public schools, I worry students are falling behind in their studies as we continue relying solely on remote learning. Additionally, the longer they don’t see their friends and teachers in person, the more social isolation will impact development and emotional intelligence.
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San Francisco and San Mateo County public schools have been closed because of the pandemic for more than nine months, and officials are still struggling with whether and when to reopen.
Frustrations over a San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) decision to change the admissions policy at Lowell High School in response to the COVID-19 pandemic boiled over at a recent virual school board meeting, as long-simmering racial issues took center stage.
The San Francisco Board of Education approved a change to the admissions criteria of Lowell High School for one year (school year 2021-22). The one-year admissions change is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and a lack of existing criteria used in previous years to admit students.
… we are concerned the district is undertaking a misguided and costly distraction by proposing to rename at least 45 elementary, middle and high schools.