Just shake itSan Francisco's education board wants to make more money for the job it does. And although it's not quite like UC executives who are demanding an increase in their budget-sucking pensions, it could come across as similarly unfair considering the school district is facing its own mind ... More >>
JROTC students may have gone home whooping about the 4-3 school board vote last night that reinstated the program, but today the JROTC instructors are doing anything but. That's because although the program will go forward next year, the board also voted to lay off its instructors. District official ... More >>
Fiona MaThe San Francisco school board voted 6-1 Tuesday night opposing Assemblywoman Fiona Ma's bill that would force the district to reinstate the JROTC program. This ensures the district's lobbyist will be deployed to oppose the bill in Sacramento as it makes its wa ... More >>
Yesterday we wrote about how a San Francisco "pro-moderate/anti-progressive" group, the Coalition for Responsible Growth, was less responsible about filing its campaign expenditures in a timely manner. After a month of delinquency in failing to report how much it spent in the last election, the CRG ... More >>
Injury: Spending $100,000 or more on unsuccessful political campaigns. Insult: Getting dinged for thousands more dollars over delinquent campaign filings.There are more entertaining endeavors than being the bean-counter for the Coalition for Responsible Growth these days. The San Francisco political ... More >>
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?