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Three San Francisco Board of Education Members Face Recall

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After years of criticism, a recall election for three members of the San Francisco Board of Education has been scheduled for February 2022. (iStock)

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.

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Guy Marzorati, reporter and producer, KQED's California Politics and Government Desk

Vanessa Rancaño, education reporter, KQED News

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