“Sophia said her daughter’s alleged bully is autistic, which the mother believes is why San Francisco Unified School District officials have not addressed her concerns.”
Bullying incident a fallout from placing autistic children in classrooms? [Ex]

“As measured by the California Self-Sufficiency Standard, our SF family (2 adults, a preschooler, and a school age child) would have needed income of $76,352 in 2011 to meet their basic living expenses without relying on government or private support.”
Where do we draw the line on poverty? [BeyondChron]

“The lawsuit blames the neighboring buildings, including “sparks generated by SFUSD” related to renovation construction at Creative Arts Charter School at 1601 Turk St., and “outdoor barbecuing and/or smoking” as causes behind the fire, according to court filings made April 3.”
San Francisco Unified School District named in lawsuit over 2011 fire [Ex]

“Students this year are learning about energy transference, resistors and capacitors, and then building water bottle rockets, solar model homes and circuit boards.”
Class handed a secret – physics is fun [Chron]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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