57.7% of Urban students following the stay-at-home order

January 20, 2021

In accordance with Governor Gavin Newson’s restrictions, a stay-at-home order was officially implemented in San Francisco on December 6. San Franciscans are required to shelter in place and refrain from...

31% of Urban students social distancing during COVID-19

January 20, 2021

The ongoing pandemic, which hit the United States this march, has transformed how Urban students socialize with one another. Teenagers must now balance the importance of keeping themselves and their loved...

The 2020-21 college application process: applying during a pandemic

The 2020-21 college application process: applying during a pandemic
November 19, 2020

Each year an estimated 69.8% of high school seniors across the United States begin their college application process; it is the culmination, for many, of four years of challenging classes, extracurriculars,...

London Breed permits reopening as SF theaters remain shuttered

London Breed permits reopening as SF theaters remain shuttered
November 19, 2020

In March, theaters across the country--including all AMC, Cinemark, and Regal Cinema locations--closed for what they expected to be a six to 12 week period. It has now been seven and a half months since...

Future for Muni Looks Bleak Post-COVID

October 19, 2020

Urban students rely heavily on Muni and other public transportation to get to and from school, but coronavirus-caused Muni closures and budget problems have many worried the transportation agency may...

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19
October 19, 2020

Instead of returning to the classroom for a new school year this fall, students across the Bay Area have found themselves learning from their homes. This new reality of Virtual School brings an added twist...

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