Renaming Schools, Changing Lowell H.S.’s Admission Policy and Getting Students Safely Back into Classrooms Result in Community Backlash,
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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.
When entering high school for the first time, most students come in without any knowledge of concurrent enrollment or taking college courses while in high school.
We’re all getting tested in ways nobody could’ve expected, and we’re lucky to have Governor Newsom and all those on the frontlines leading us through this crisis.
As a parent of kids in local public schools, I share concerns many of you feel about the future of the educational landscape for our children, educators, administrators and staff.
The SF Unified School District’s (SFUSD) Visual and Performing Arts Department celebrated kindergarten through 12th grade dance programs by hosting a Dance Showcase at Presidio Middle School on Nov. 7.
The Adventures in Music (AIM) program, which connects the San Francisco Symphony with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), started in 1988 with 17 schools. More than 200,000 enlightened students later, AIM is still going strong and celebrating 30 years of music education partnership.