“I think it’s important to do the right thing,” said parent Nguyen Louie, whose children attend Adolph Sutro Elementary, named after a man who discriminated against Black people. “We should not honor him with the name of our elementary school. … [Read more...] about Washington and Lincoln are out. S.F. school board tosses 44 school names in controversial move
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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.
“This [website] is 100% free,” Asner said. “There’s no company or business behind this. This is not monetized in any way. This is my way to give back, and frankly, therapeutic for me, to honor the artists who truly deserve all the credit.” … [Read more...] about A year after his death, this map tracks Kobe Bryant murals in the Bay Area — and around the world
The presidents were among a long list of men and women whose namesake schools will soon be renamed. Others on the list include Francis Scott Key, who wrote the national anthem, former presidents William McKinley, James Garfield, James Monroe, and Herbert Hoover, Revolutionary War hero Paul Revere and author Robert Louis Stevenson, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. … [Read more...] about San Francisco school board votes to rename schools honoring Washington, Lincoln, Feinstein, others
"We want to return to safe, welcoming and thriving schools -- and that can’t happen until we put the health and safety precautions of our educators, our students and the larger community ahead of the unreasonable demand to return to school buildings that lack the necessary protocols to keep us safe," Stacy Davis Gates, CTU's vice president, said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Chicago’s plan to reopen schools hits another barrier as union threatens strike