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A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

February 17, 2014 | 10:18 am

A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

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Is it fair that some schools benefit from active PTA fundraising while others languish?

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S.F. Middle Schools Use ‘Innovation’ Gift to Beef Up Student Tech

December 2, 2013 | 7:00 am

S.F. Middle Schools Use ‘Innovation’ Gift to Beef Up Student Tech

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School principals use cash from Salesforce’s Marc Benioff to try to overhaul classroom instruction.

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SF School District Announces Contract with Union

August 2, 2012 | 11:48 am

SF School District Announces Contract with Union

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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 […]

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Latino Immigrant Parents Call For Moratorium on SFUSD Programs, Closing Achievement Gap

April 13, 2012 | 12:44 pm

Latino Immigrant Parents Call For Moratorium on SFUSD Programs, Closing Achievement Gap

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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 […]

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SFUSD to Offer Transitional Kindergarten at 2 Schools; How to Apply

March 8, 2012 | 4:06 pm

SFUSD to Offer Transitional Kindergarten at 2 Schools; How to Apply

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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 […]

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Morning Splash: PG&E Customers Can Delay Getting SmartMeters; New Details on SFUSD Corruption Scandal

April 26, 2011 | 7:59 am

Morning Splash: PG&E Customers Can Delay Getting SmartMeters; New Details on SFUSD Corruption Scandal

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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 […]

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