“Class of 2013 has more than 8,000 graduates. It is one of the largest graduating classes in SF State history.”
SF State graduation brings in thousands [Golden Gate X-Press]

“A group of Lowell High School students nearly had to say arrivederci to their long-planned trip to Italy and the $5,000 each they had paid to get there after their tour operator jilted them.”
It’s Rome or bust for Lowell students [Chron]

“Burton High School’s graduation rates went up this year by more than 10 percentage points. The principal links the increase with the school’s focus on laying a strong foundation for incoming freshman.”
SFUSD helping students navigate difficult transitions [Ex]

“The coalition formed last fall to help address the educational opportunity gap in San Francisco public schools. The group aims to create opportunities for low income and English language learner students.”
Teachers and Parents Want to “Close the Gap” at CCSF [ML@L]

“Nicholas, 17, is what some call an extreme couponer. He spends hours and hours researching sales, discounts, coupons and store rewards to not only get stuff for free, but also to make money in the process.”
Teen takes coupons to extreme for higher good [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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