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SF teachers, dead set on their share of $185M in windfall funding, shut down supes meeting

  • In an effort to staunch the exodus of teachers from the city, unionized San Francisco public school educators upped their efforts this week to get a piece of the city’s $185 million education-fund windfall — money the mayor has stated should go exclusively to the homeless.

Public education advocates sound off on Prop. G and SF’s $185 million windfall 

  • Comments from educators, parents and union members during Tuesday’s rally to fund public education in San Francisco — before the Board of Supervisors meeting was shut down by demonstrators.

Library’s Mission Branch could expand and will almost surely close for renovations in 2020

  • The lead architect for the San Francisco Public Library Mission branch’s $19.8 million renovation project told 20 residents gathered at the library Thursday evening that his proposals call for a first-floor expansion of the library. “Amen,” said a library patron, eliciting laughs from the architecture team.

Homeless students and families spend first night at SF’s Buena Vista Horace Mann

  • An unprecedented feat was achieved Thursday evening in the heart of the Mission District. Buena Vista Horace Mann, a K-8 dual language immersion school, began providing overnight shelter at one of their gyms to some of its students and families who have experienced homelessness or housing insecurity.

Voting in District 10: Updates from the field

  • Voters squeeze into a garage, talk about votes, and campaigns run into one another.

Muddy Waters marks 28 years in the Mission District

  • At Muddy Waters, they still try to get to know their customers.

SFUSD school board unanimously votes to modify Lowell High's admission policy

  • The day after the San Francisco Unified School District voted unanimously to ease the way for students from Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle school to enter Lowell High School, some Mission parents, shared their thoughts on the matter.

Former First Lady is a teacher first

  • For eight years, she divided her life between state receptions and midterm papers, study sessions with single moms one night and dinner with the most powerful man on earth the next. She often sat on the floor of Air Force Two grading papers under the vice presidential seal.


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