Choosing the Best Oakland Public School for Your Child; a Q & A with EnrollOak.org

It’s school choice season in Oakland and it is easier than ever to access both district and charter public school applications.  Especially with the prospect of school closings,  families need to be more active than ever in making sure they find the best possible school for their child. There are simple ways for families to … Continue reading Choosing the Best Oakland Public School for Your Child; a Q & A with EnrollOak.org


Tinkering Towards a Takeover in Oakland Unified

It was another appropriately emotional school board meeting in Oakland as the youth, community, and staff dressed down the OUSD board.  Budget cuts are hitting schools and it hurts, with a second round of mid-year cuts to come.  Oakland Unified is on the verge of another state takeover and the decisions the district makes will … Continue reading Tinkering Towards a Takeover in Oakland Unified


With Lead in the Water in Oakland Schools, There Are Two New Laws Parents Should Know About

A guest post from our sisters at La Comadre When you send your child off to school for the day, you expect him/her to be in a safe and healthy environment. The last thing that you want to think about is your student getting poisoned from the drinking faucet. High Lead Levels in Oakland Schools Lead … Continue reading With Lead in the Water in Oakland Schools, There Are Two New Laws Parents Should Know About


The Oakland Education Preview for 11/27-the OUSD Budget, School Tours and More

It’s public school enrollment time in Oakland, and many schools are doing tours make sure you and your friends and family make informed choices, you can see schedules and registration info below, also the larger school enrollment fairs are coming up,  important meetings of the OUSD board some great conferences, credential fair and there are … Continue reading The Oakland Education Preview for 11/27-the OUSD Budget, School Tours and More


Oakland Education Preview for 11/21 and Beyond-Everything Happening Oakland Education

It’s public school enrollment time in Oakland, and many schools are doing tours, you can see schedules and registration info below, also the larger school enrollment fairs are coming up,  important meetings of the OUSD board some great conferences, and there are always opportunities for families, educators and ways you can help and get involved, … Continue reading Oakland Education Preview for 11/21 and Beyond-Everything Happening Oakland Education