After a flood of criticism from parents, three members of the San Francisco Board of Education are facing recall in a special election set for Feb. 15. Recall supporters accused the board members of mismanaging school re-openings during the pandemic, misplacing energy on renaming schools and changing the admissions process for Lowell High School, the elite magnet school, and being ill-prepared to steward the district’s finances amid a looming $116 million budget deficit. We’ll discuss what’s next for the school board.
Three San Francisco Board of Education Members Face Recall
After years of criticism, a recall election for three members of the San Francisco Board of Education has been scheduled for February 2022. (iStock)
Guy Marzorati, reporter and producer, KQED's California Politics and Government Desk
Vanessa Rancaño, education reporter, KQED News