Since school shutdowns, SF students face drastically different educational experiences

Ellie Lerner, News and Opinions Editor

May 21, 2020

The Urban School of San Francisco officially closed on March 12th, and just 4 days later, Lowell High School, the largest public high school in San Francisco, shut its doors on March 16th due to Covid-19 concerns. Virtual learning and assignments started up for Urban students on March 17th. Despite having...

Agreement reached after Oakland teacher strike, but is it enough?

Illustration of signs by protestors in the Oakland teacher strikes, by Loki Olin, Features Editor

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

On Feb. 22, 2018, West Virginia teachers began a strike that would last 14 days and inspire a nationwide wave of teacher strikes in Colorado, Arizona, Oklahoma, North Carolina and California that would continue into 2019. Oakland teachers walked out of school on Feb. 20, 2019 and began a seven-day stri...

Budget cuts to San Francisco schools hurt public school students

Budget cuts to San Francisco schools hurt public school students

Hannah Gorman, staff writer

April 11, 2010

Summer is just around the corner, and Urbanites are getting ready to wave goodbye to their teachers for just a few months. But in public schools across the state struggling to cope with the 17 billion dollars cut from the California education budget over the last two years, many students are bidding...

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