“From 7-8:30pm next Thursday, May 16th, at 555 Franklin Street, the school funding situation will be reviewed, including how it affects our schools here in San Francisco and what we can do about it.”
School Beat: SFUSD Community Budget Forum [BeyondChron]

“In July, the academy was one of 154 colleges in California that lost eligibility for the state-funded grants for those two years because their student-loan default rates were too high or their graduation rates too low.”
Academy of Art eligible for Cal Grants, judge says [Chron]

“Unique when it started in 1988, the curriculum allows 25,000 students each year to attend four performances at school and go on a field trip to Davies Symphony Hall.”
S.F. Symphony’s AIM program in schools [Chron]

“Education officials say the turnarounds also highlight the need for investment in the nation’s underserved students, because all the schools have increased test scores and improved their learning environments.”
S.F. schools praised for successes tied to increased funding [Ex]

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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