Education

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S.F. Schools’ Enrollment Declines Could Cost the District $35M

The loss of students is posed to worsen an already sizable deficit for the next fiscal year.

State Steps in to Manage SFUSD’s Budget Amid Growing Fiscal Crisis

The district must come up with a plan to close a $116 million deficit by Dec. 15.

Suspect in Petition Theft Case Arrested by Law Enforcement

Jason Kruta, who allegedly stole signed Board of Education recall petitions in May, self-surrendered at San Francisco County Jail.

New Data Show S.F. Public School Students Slipped Further Behind Amid Pandemic

Data on the 2020-21 school year from San Francisco Unified School District suggest remote learning resulted in significant learning loss and had an unequal impact along socioeconomic and racial lines.

Public Health & Safety

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Here’s How San Francisco Deep Cleans Its Streets

In its effort to fight filth, San Francisco spends $96 million a year on street cleaning. We spent a morning with one of the teams on the frontlines.

Last-Minute Vaccine Push Staves off Layoffs of S.F. First Responders

Vaccination numbers improved among police and other first responders just hours ahead of a key deadline.

Walgreens to Close Five San Francisco Stores by Mid-November

Those locations span the Mission, Ingleside, Hayes Valley and Richmond districts in San Francisco.