Paul Dean leaves Stockton for his construction job in Oakland at 3 a.m. to beat rush-hour traffic. He arrives around 5 a.m., then sleeps in his car before work starts at 7. He's back in the car every Sunday morning with his family as they head to Grace Tabernacle Church in their former San Francisco neighborhood. … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.
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The task force said that Dianne Feinstein’s name should be removed from her namesake school because, as mayor, she replaced a vandalized Confederate flag that was part of a long-standing flag display in front of City Hall. When the flag was pulled down a second time, she did not replace it. Several speakers opposed renaming the Sunset District school. … [Read more...] about Washington and Lincoln are out. S.F. school board tosses 44 school names in controversial move
The reversal in the nation's third-largest district also meant roughly thousands of pre-K and special education students who started in-person classes earlier this month as part of gradual return would shift back to online learning. The district went remote last March, but district officials say it's not working, particularly for many low-income Black and Latino students who comprise the majority of the district. … [Read more...] about Chicago’s plan to reopen schools hits another barrier as union threatens strike
"It’s offensive to parents who are juggling their children’s daily at-home learning schedules with doing their own jobs and maintaining their sanity," she said at the time, according to Courthouse News. "It’s offensive to me as someone who went to our public schools, who loves our public schools, and who knows how those years in the classroom are what lifted me out of poverty and into college. It’s offensive to our kids who are staring at screens day after day instead of learning and growing with their classmates and friends." … [Read more...] about San Francisco school board votes to rename schools honoring Washington, Lincoln, Feinstein, others
DENVER (CBS4) – After a new online poll found nearly 1-in-6 of Denver parents admitted to moving their child out of Denver Public Schools, a coalition of parent groups is urging action. The coalition includes groups Transform Education Now (TEN), African Leadership Group, Stand for Children, and FaithBridge. … [Read more...] about Online Poll Finds Nearly 1 In 6 Parents Has Moved Child Out Of Denver Public Schools