Blacks should look to Washington and not to City Hall for hope.
Three years ago, San Francisco launched an experiment with a new kind of school. It worked. So why isn't the district pursuing it?
The Rev. Moon has opened an unexpected front in his struggle to win a broader audience for his messianic pretensions: African-American churches and their preachers
Is outgoing school Superintendent Arlene Ackerman worth a huge severance package and $45,000 in credit card charges? Find out where you stand!
Hidden in the city's special day classes, like the roots of San Francisco's segregation itself, are disproportionately high numbers of African-American and Latino kids.
How the fractured counterrecruitment movement includes those hoping to bring the draft back
Week of Wednesday, October 19, 2005
And unfortunately it's not science fiction. It's San Francisco politics, and the winner used some interesting jujitsu.
It's often embarrassing to be a middle-class Caucasian in San Francisco. Last week it was excruciating.
Is the school board solving its budget crisis or proving it's math-challenged? Take quiz, find out.
How teachers, parents, and a young white principal have taken plans for a Dream School in the Bayview and made them a dream of their own
The school board races focus on a superintendent's future and progressive versus downtown political infighting. Kids aren't much mentioned.
Despite promises and deadlines, the S.F. school district still hasn't driven a stake through the heart of its disastrous PeopleSoft financial program
Letters from January 17, 2001
New school superintendent Arlene Ackerman has fostered educational excellence -- and ignited political firestorms. Her first major initiative? A significant shift in funding, from wealthier to poorer schools, being planned behind closed doors.
PeopleSoft software has forced a Delaware manufacturer to cut paychecks to Mickey Mouse and let failing Wisconsin college students evade expulsion. Guess what software the San Francisco school district owns?