Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Bill Rojas
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

News, Dog Bites

Dog Bites

Former schools Superintendent Bill Rojas made a blustery return to San Francisco last week to appear before an obscure supervisors' committee, and though the meeting was only two hours long, it managed to be almost as chaotic as Rojas' actual…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Feature The PeopleSoftTouch

The PeopleSoftTouch

It is about two weeks before election day, and San Francisco School Board President (and re-election candidate) Mary Hernandez has just explained why she is too busy to participate in a long-scheduled interview, leaving Cathi Vogel to explain everything else.…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Postscript Market Economics

Market Economics

Market EconomicsAt one edge of the San Francisco Shopping Centre's facade at Fifth and Market hangs a weathered, unobtrusive brass plaque, embossed with lots of writing and mounted in 1989 by then-members of the school board. "This site was dedicated…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Bay View Unexcused Absence

Unexcused Absence

Once again, the very problem that teachers and parents struggle daily to help their children overcome has afflicted the elected officials who govern San Francisco: not playing well with others. This particular episode began sometime last year, when San Francisco…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Bay View

Show Them the Money

Six months after former Superintendent Waldemar "Bill" Rojas unexpectedly resigned and left town to take the top school spot in Dallas, the financial records of the San Francisco Unified School District remain in shambles. The district's books are in such…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Feature Making Education Pay

Making Education Pay

BY A FEW MINUTES PAST 7 ON A TUESDAY EVENING, ABOUT 40 PEOPLE HAVE SETTLED INTO THE HARD-AS-HELL wooden seats of the Everett Middle School auditorium. They've gathered, for one reason or another, to watch the Board of Education of…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Feature

Cleaning Slates

From the stairwell of Visitacion Valley Middle School, you can see the morning fog floating above the houses in Brisbane. From the cafeteria, you can see the bay. Two years ago, none of this was visible because the windows were…
Tags: , , , ,