BankAmerica Corp., already facing numerous public relations challenges in its former hometown, now has the San Francisco Unified School District to deal with.

The banking company has angered school officials by announcing it will end the district's direct payroll deposit program on Jan. 1 because the schools' technology is not up to speed. School officials said the decision leaves about 600 teachers and other workers in the lurch.

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