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Education

We all agree that improving our public education system is a top priority. And we all know that even in tough times, we must fund our schools to the level they deserve. We agree on the principles – so when are we going to put our ideas into real action?

We agree that investing in our local schools is the best way to ensure that our children receive the education they need to prepare them for a successful future in a 21st century economy and rapidly changing job market.

Will San Francisco succeed in the 21st century with an educated and well-trained workforce? Or will the children of this city fall behind in achievement and opportunity?

Crowdsourcing the Classroom – Education 2.0
6 years ago

Crowdsourcing the Classroom – Education 2.0

By  •  Education

Here at Reset San Francisco we know that Twitter, one of the fastest growing streams of social media,has evolved from just 140 characters about what you ate for breakfast to …
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San Francisco Closing Digital Divide – Microsoft Style
6 years ago

San Francisco Closing Digital Divide – Microsoft Style

By  •  Education, Tech

In an era where – we believe – personal access to computers and the Internet is akin to a civil right, San Francisco has partnered with Microsoft in an effort …
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Raspberry Pi: The $25 Computer For Kids
6 years ago

Raspberry Pi: The $25 Computer For Kids

By  •  Education

While we often discuss the digital divide in terms of access to high-speed Internet service (or lack thereof), the digital divide also includes lack of access to the hardware …
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Parents Struggle for their Choice in Schools

By  •  Education

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/08/19/BAJM1EVTTB.DTL

Should parents be allowed to have their first choice school? Or should parents just go to the school their child is supposed to go to according to the district? …
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Neighborhood Schools

On Aug 15th, the SFUSD will unveil their new neighborhood districts and San Franciscans from across the city will see which school their kids will be assigned to.  I hope this new …
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What do you think about Standardized Tests?

By  •  Education

I came across this article today, and I think it raises an interesting question.

http://sfgate.greatschools.org/students/academic-skills/considering-statewide-tests.gs?content=47

Do you think that teachers are “dumbing down” the curriculum for the tests, or do …
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