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SF International HS Span Tutor Sees “Old Self” in Students He Helps Meet Challenges and Attain Goals
At San Francisco International High School’s ACE Learning Center, it’s recognized that continuing education is linked to job readiness. The Span Mentor and Span Tutor Program creates jobs that build students’ professional skills and make them more employable beyond the SFIHS community. This is the start of a series of SFIHS Mentors and Fellows who report on their experiences with the ACE Learning Center paid program. By Guest Blogger Xiaohui, (English name Herry), San Francisco International High School Alumni and Span Tutor and Mentor My...read more
KALW’s Audio Academy Stories Open Up The World, Applications Are Open for Class of 2018, and Slam Poetry Too
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio Our news department had a great visit, recently, from one of NPR‘s stars: Kelly McEvers. She’s a celebrated foreign correspondent who has reported extensively from Syria, currently co-hosts All Things Considered, and also hosts Embedded, one of the world’s most popular podcasts that takes listeners behind the scenes of in-depth journalism. She talked with our team about her path to becoming one of the most trusted voices in public radio, about journalistic ethics, and about the...read more
By Martha Sessums, President, ACE “What’s different this semester than last semester?” The question was asked by Kyle Halle-Erby to a group of Span students at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) in the Latino Services Network (LSN) conference room. It was a weekly Monday Span meeting of a dozen students that had graduated from San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) and are now attending college. Halle-Erby is the Span Program Director at SFIHS. The student’s answers generally had one theme – getting used to fitting a college...read more