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SFGATE
3 weeks ago
SF parents

A+ Real Estate: See How Much It Costs To Buy a Home in the Nation's Top 10 School Districts

Being in a top school district can significantly influence homebuyers' decisions, even if it comes at a premium. [ more ]
Axios
2 days ago
SF parents

America's school surplus is hurting some students

More schools closing due to enrollment declines, impacting urban areas.
Parents turning to non-public schooling options post-pandemic for flexibility and involvement. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
2 days ago
SF parents

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SFGATE
5 months ago
SF parents

SFGATE: San Francisco Bay Area News, Sports, Culture, Travel, Food and Drink

The article discusses the diverse topics covered by the local news source in the San Francisco Bay Area.
It mentions that the news source covers sports, culture, weather, food and drink, politics, real estate, and outdoor destinations like Lake Tahoe and California Parks. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 weeks ago
SF parents

The best rated schools in Lewisham according to Ofsted

Outstanding schools in Lewisham are rated and inspected by Ofsted periodically, with some schools receiving the highest rating of outstanding. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
SF parents

Active shooting threat 'neutralized' outside Wisconsin middle school, officials say

The Mount Horeb Area School District said that "the individual did not breach entryway" of the middle school.
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
SF parents

Is this some kind of joke? A school facing shortages starts teaching standup comedy

When a public school couldn't attract a theater teacher, it hired a stand-up comedian.
School lunch is taking a ribbing, but the school says the students are learning useful academic skills.
www.npr.org
1 week ago
SF parents

Students with disabilities are missing school because of staff shortages

There's a special education staffing crisis in a northern California school district.
It means some of the district's most vulnerable students have missed weeks and even months of school.
The Mercury News
1 month ago
SF parents

Emailed threats send scare into East Bay school districts

A generic threat involving the demanded release of Russian prisoners caused alarm in several Bay Area school districts. [ more ]
eastbaytimes.com
1 month ago
SF parents

Emailed threats send scare into East Bay school districts

Authorities deemed the threats non-credible. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
SF parents

Protesting Removal of Art Teachers, Students Rally Outside San Francisco School Board | KQED

Students, faculty, and supporters rallied in support of two technical theater faculty members removed from their positions.
Technical theater students value their teachers, with over 100 people showing up in support before a school board meeting. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
1 month ago
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Mission Local
1 month ago
SF parents

Some K-8 schools get staffers back after advocacy

Parents and teachers advocated for K-8 schools facing cuts, resulting in positive outcomes.
Advocacy efforts led to the retention of staff positions and demonstrated impact on school decisions. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
1 month ago
SF parents

PPS: Markham Elementary School cannot be repaired for start of next school year

Frenchly
2 months ago
SF parents

Enjoy all the Benefits of Bilingual Education at Dallas International School

Bilingual education from kindergarten through high school
Focus on English and French languages [ more ]
SFGATE
2 months ago
SF parents

New private school set to open in San Francisco next year

Hiba Academy, an international private school, is opening its first U.S. campus in San Francisco, catering to kindergarten through eighth-grade students in English and Chinese.
Wellington College Education Group, which owns Hiba Academy, operates schools in the UK, China, Thailand, India, and plans for a campus in Indonesia. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
SF parents

Why you should stop texting your kids at school

Parents' text messages can be distracting for students at school.
Teachers and experts recommend parents to stop texting their children during school hours. [ more ]
San Jose Spotlight
2 months ago
SF parents

East San Jose schools in jeopardy of shuttering - San Jose Spotlight

Residents celebrate postponement of middle school closure in East San Jose.
School district considers closing more campuses due to financial challenges. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
SF parents

NYC parents demand more zoned high schools to prioritize neighborhood students

Parents are calling for more high schools to be zoned for neighborhood admissions.
Former Mayor de Blasio axed zoned schools in 2021 to increase diversity and equity. [ more ]
San Jose Spotlight
2 months ago
SF parents

East San Jose school superintendent abruptly fired - San Jose Spotlight

The Alum Rock Union School District voted to fire Superintendent Hilaria Bauer in a 3-2 decision after closed session.
Bauer's termination follows a three-year contract extension in 2019, despite being credited with bringing stability and valuable programs to the district. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
SF parents

Why you should stop texting your kids at school

Parents struggle to disconnect from constant communication with children post-pandemic.
Texts from parents contribute to children's anxiety and hinder their independence at school. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
SF parents

Battling student absenteeism with grandmas, vans and a lot of love

Families in Pittsburgh Arlington receive wake-up calls and free van rides for students' school attendance.
Chronic absenteeism rates in the Pittsburgh Public Schools are high, impacting students' academic success. [ more ]
Mission Local
2 months ago
SF parents

Dozens of parents and students pack school board meeting, protesting K-8 cuts

Proposed staffing cuts could threaten the K-8 school model in San Francisco
Parents, teachers, and students express concerns over budget cuts impacting important school staff. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
SF parents

Students' mental health challenges persist Bay Area schools are doing something about it

School wellness centers provide a safe space for students to de-stress and learn coping strategies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated mental health issues among teenagers. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
SF parents

My Students Are Distracted by Their Phones During Class. You'd Be Shocked by Who's Calling.

Recently, one of my ninth grade English students told me her parents rewarded her for making the honor roll by allowing her to text them during class.
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
SF parents

California school district changes gender-identity policy after being sued by state

The Chino Valley Unified School District updated its policy regarding notifying parents about student pronoun or gender changes.
LGBTQ+ advocates criticize the updated policy as a legal loophole that still violates students' rights. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
SF parents

Parents protest after 280 children are abducted from Nigeria school

Parents from a village in northern Nigeria have been protesting after gunmen abducted more than 280 children from the local school.
NBC Sports Bay Area & California
2 months ago
SF parents

San Francisco 49ers - NBC Sports Bay Area & California

Articles from the category: San Francisco 49ers
Mission Local
2 months ago
SF parents

K-8 parents, teachers and students angry over staffing cuts, raid SFUSD meeting

Parents, teachers, and students express concerns about potential staffing cuts at San Francisco K-8 schools due to district's budget changes.
District's attempt at equity through standardized staffing may disrupt individual school plans and result in larger classes and staff cuts. [ more ]
silive
2 months ago
SF parents

NYC scales back Summer Rising program hours for certain students

Students in grades K-8 in New York City can apply for the Summer Rising program, but middle school students will have shorter hours this year.
The program will run for six weeks, with middle school students attending only four weekdays instead of five. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
SF parents

Arbor Day Fair (SF)

Hands-on activities and info booths at the Arbor Day Fair include bucket truck rides, planter box building, and tree nursery tours.
Free compost available at the fair - bring a 5-gallon bucket to collect. [ more ]
The Nation
2 months ago
SF parents

Is the Hardest Job in Education Convincing Parents to Send Their Kids to a San Francisco Public School?

Public school enrollment faces challenges due to declining birth rates and restrictive immigration policies.
In San Francisco, families struggle to secure spots in public schools, leading to competitive waitlists. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
SF parents

San Francisco public schools could face multiple closures in next 2 years, report says

The report says that SFUSD Superintendent Matt Wayne has outlined a plan to address the loss of about 10,000 students since 2015.
sfist.com
2 months ago
SF parents

SFUSD Finally Replacing Their Disastrous, $40 Million Payroll System That Failed to Actually Pay People

The SF Unified School District is cutting ties with the troubled EMPower payroll system.
Despite significant financial investments, payment problems have persisted for two years. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
SF parents

San Pablo neighborhood on lockdown due to law enforcement activity

The Bay Area's source for breaking news and live streaming video online.
Covering San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose and all of the greater Bay Area.
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
SF parents

1st ever congressional primary forum hosted by high school students in Silicon Valley

High school students organized Silicon Valley congressional forum
Proposed lowering voting age to 16 [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
SF parents

Electric school buses are gaining traction in Bay Area schools

Transitioning to electric school buses is gaining traction in California school districts for greener transportation.
Legislation in California mandates new school buses to be zero-emission by 2035, encouraging a shift toward electric buses. [ more ]
San Jose Spotlight
3 months ago
SF parents

East San Jose district plans to close a middle school - San Jose Spotlight

Educators and parents are fighting to prevent the closure of a middle school in East San Jose due to low enrollment and struggling students.
Superintendent Bauer acknowledges the difficulty of the decision but emphasizes the need for adjustments to manage declining enrollment and financial constraints. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
3 months ago
SF parents

13 primary schools in Sutton that have been given the best hygiene rating

13 primary schools in Sutton received a hygiene rating of 5 in 2023.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rates establishments on a scale of 0 to 5 based on assessments for public health safety. [ more ]
www.vice.com
3 months ago
SF parents

Talking Shit About Private School With Private School Kids

Private schools in Australia receive significant overfunding compared to public schools.
Private schools perpetuate class divisions while not guaranteeing value for the money spent. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
SF parents

How dropping the kids off at school became the norm

School systems, including Chicago Public Schools, are grappling with severe bus driver shortages.
Some school districts are prioritizing bus services for students with disabilities and those in temporary living situations, while others explore alternative solutions like paying parents to drive. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
3 months ago
SF parents

The 51 primary schools in Croydon with the top hygiene rating

Many primary schools in Croydon received a hygiene rating of 5 in 2023 from the Food Standards Agency.
The Food Hygiene Rating system uses a six-point scale, with 5 indicating 'very good' hygiene practices. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
SF parents

NYC parents worry students will be turned away from high-performing district under call to cut class sizes

Parents whose kids are in one of the city's highest-performing but most overcrowded school districts are rebelling against a controversial state law requiring across-the-board reductions in class sizes.
San Jose Spotlight
3 months ago
SF parents

San Jose parents strengthen school safety - San Jose Spotlight

Willow Glen High School enhanced safety measures due to past incidents.
The updated safety plan focuses on accountability, consistency, and consequences for students. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
SF parents

NYC teacher bizarrely brags about sex lives of swinging parents at 'cool' elementary school

Parents at a Brooklyn elementary school are reportedly swingers.
A second-grade teacher from PS 372 in Gowanus boasted about parents being swingers on social media. [ more ]
Cbsnews
3 months ago
SF parents

Long Island school district announces dozens of layoffs in face of $3.6 million deficit

Amityville School District on Long Island is facing a multimillion dollar budget deficit and has announced 47 layoffs in the district, including teachers and security personnel.
Parents are concerned about the impact of the cuts on their children's education and are considering alternatives like private school due to rising tuition and potential classroom size increases.
The district attributes the deficit to increased costs for children with special needs, charter school enrollment, security, and health insurance, but there are questions about accountability for how the deficit was incurred. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
SF parents

Investigators trying to find out why 25 students at North Bay high school mysteriously got sick

25 students at Vintage High School in Napa, California fell ill, with 5 of them being taken to the hospital.
The cause of the illness is still being investigated, but the school has been deemed safe for use. [ more ]
Cbsnews
3 months ago
SF parents

13-year-old slashed outside Brooklyn middle school

Student slashes another
Fight outside Brooklyn middle school [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
3 months ago
SF parents

Storm damaged Southwest Portland schools will stay closed

900 students at two Portland schools damaged by winter storm will attend other schools until repairs are completed.
Repairs at Markham Elementary School and Robert Gray Middle School will not be done until mid-August, at the earliest. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
3 months ago
SF parents

The most popular primary schools in Croydon

Manor Park Primary School is the most popular primary school in Croydon.
Chipstead Valley Primary School had the second highest number of students selecting it as their first choice. [ more ]
www.ocregister.com
3 months ago
SF parents

How a bill to make District of Choice' permanent in California could affect schools

Legislation in Sacramento aims to make the District of Choice program permanent, providing certainty for families across California.
The District of Choice program allows students to transfer between public school districts to access educational programs that might not be available in their home district. [ more ]
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