School principals use cash from Salesforce’s Marc Benioff to try to overhaul classroom instruction.
The United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) and the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) signed a tentative agreement today, the school district announced on Thursday, three weeks prior to the start of the school year on August 20. The union’s executive board voted by a 2 to 1 margin to recommend the agreement for […]
About 200 Latino immigrant parents gathered at San Francisco’s Sanchez Elementary School Thursday night to ask city and school district officials for a moratorium on new school programs, pending a comprehensive solution to what they say is a crisis in teaching immigrant students. “We don’t want [our children] to be statistics,” said Maria Rocha, whose […]
In January San Francisco Unified School District announced it would not offer transitional kindergarten due to the fiscal uncertainty caused by Gov. Brown’s budget proposal to eliminate funding for the new grade, intended for students too young to be in traditional kindergarten but too old for pre-school. Yesterday, however, SFUSD changed course and announced it […]
Morning Splash: PG&E Customers Can Delay Getting SmartMeters; New Details on SFUSD Corruption Scandal
PG&E eases stance on CEO package, SmartMeters (SF Chronicle) (PG&E) reported that its customers won’t have to pay for chief executive Peter Darbee’s $34.8 million retirement package, widely attacked as lavish after Darbee announced his retirement last week. Instead, the cash will come from PG&E profits. In addition, the company granted a temporary reprieve to […]