The Oakland Education Week in Review 12/30

A look back at all the Oakland education news, it’s a slow week, but you can still help a school getting hit hard by budget cuts, check out the high school fair, as well as news on CA’s low ratings on teacher training, new efforts to help foster youth, the lawsuit over literacy, the feds … Continue reading The Oakland Education Week in Review 12/30


What Happened in Oakland Education This Week– 2/22/17

The weekly recap of all the Oakland education news–More on the budget crisis and how PTA’s are filling some gaps, the need to make choices during open enrollment, key data in the OUSD fiscal crisis, the State’s culpability, Mack wins another championship, school libraries are closing, the need to better serve gender non-conforming youth, that … Continue reading What Happened in Oakland Education This Week– 2/22/17


What’s Happening in Oakland Education This Week- December 18th

Another busy week in Oakland education with OUSD community engagement meetings, the Blueprint for Quality Schools Survey being due, as well as many schools doing tours. It’s public school enrollment time in Oakland and families need to make the best choices they can, you can see school tour schedules and registration info below, also the … Continue reading What’s Happening in Oakland Education This Week- December 18th


The 2 Numbers You Need to Know to Understand the OUSD Fiscal Crisis

OUSD once had 63,000 students and roughly 90 schools, today we have 36,000 students and roughly 86 schools.  Esteemed Oaklandologist, Dr. Brian Stanley, dropped that knowledge in a long historical look back on OUSD enrollment and its finances.  And anyone wondering where the fiscal crisis comes from should just ponder that. So we have 57% … Continue reading The 2 Numbers You Need to Know to Understand the OUSD Fiscal Crisis


What Happened in Oakland Education this Week- December 15th

Compiling all the coverage of Oakland education and beyond– this week– lots of coverage of the OUSD budget crisis and cuts, Steph shows up for kids, good coding work for youth, an inspirational charter school story, reviews of the latest test scores and lists of schools that Black and Latinx families should consider, ways to … Continue reading What Happened in Oakland Education this Week- December 15th