How close are S.F. schools to reopening? District officials unveil website with details

San Francisco families can now see how close the city’s school district is to meeting the requirements to reopen classrooms to students.



a table that has a sign on the side of a building: Entrance to the Administration Offices for the School District. Thursday, September 20, 2018 in San Francisco Calif.


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Entrance to the Administration Offices for the School District. Thursday, September 20, 2018 in San Francisco Calif.


The district rolled out a pandemic dashboard Tuesday detailing what it will take to reopen schools broken down into nine categories showing whether the requirements have started, are in progress, almost done or completed.

Currently, few of the individual tasks have been completed, with most “in progress.”

Under facilities, for example, the district has completed the requirement to have sufficient cleaning and disinfectant supplies, but the assessment of ventilation, building systems and other needs is in progress. Creating circulation plans of students, staff and family during the school day has started.

The district is almost done stockpiling a three-month supply of soap, tissues and other supplies and

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Apple Event to Unveil First Apple Silicon Macs Could Happen on November 17

Apple will hold another digital event on November 17 to announce its first Apple Silicon powered Macs, according to frequent leaker Jon Prosser.


Apple has already said that this year it intends to introduce the first Mac powered by an ‌Apple Silicon‌ chip instead of an Intel processor. One thing it hasn’t revealed is the date it will be announced. According to Prosser’s source, that date is November 17. “You should see this confirmed with an announcement on Tuesday, November 10,” added Prosser in a followup tweet.

Another known unknown is which Mac model will feature the first custom Arm-based Mac processors. Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman has said it will be a notebook, but rumors have conflicted on whether it will be a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, a new MacBook Air, or a revived 12-inch MacBook.

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the 13-inch ‌‌MacBook Pro‌‌ and ‌‌MacBook Air‌‌

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