Oakland Education Event Preview 4/30/18

Lots of good stuff this week- the Measure N commission, the LCAP student advisory committee, OUSD employee heals and wellness fair, Educating the Black Child, the Radical Mama’s Support Group, register for the Asian American read in, apply for an Agency by Design fellowship, all that and lots more with info and links below, please … Continue reading Oakland Education Event Preview 4/30/18


The Oakland Education Roundup 4/27/18

All the Oakland education news and beyond– inequity in Oakland, Cal day, the salary challenges, what issue could unite the OEA and CCSA, pension challenges, OUSD budget issues, ways you can help all that and much more below, please read share and get involved OAKLAND Accidents of Birth that become Harbingers of Death- A Tale … Continue reading The Oakland Education Roundup 4/27/18


Accidents of Birth that become Harbingers of Death- A Tale of 4 Schools and 4 Miles and the Different Opportunities they Offer

Babies born less than 4 miles apart here have radically different chances.  You can go to public school A in West Oakland, which is 92% free and reduced lunch, where not a single child scored at or above grade level in reading, and 1% are proficient in math.  Or, not far down the block, less … Continue reading Accidents of Birth that become Harbingers of Death- A Tale of 4 Schools and 4 Miles and the Different Opportunities they Offer


Why We Need to Talk About the State of Black Education in Oakland

It’s a mistake to say the education system is failing, at least in regards to Black students.  It is not a coincidence that by most measures Black students are being left behind.  And if it were only Oakland that would be one thing, but it is literally the same everywhere 200 million test scores were … Continue reading Why We Need to Talk About the State of Black Education in Oakland


What’s Happening in Oakland Education this Week and Beyond 4/23/18

Several great events this week, our conversation with the NAACP on the State of Black Education in Oakland, A young educator happy hour, Measure G1, the Foster Youth Advisory Committee, the OUSD Board, and ELL Sub Committee and LCAP committee all meet, along with the All City Council Youth Forum, plus the African American Female … Continue reading What’s Happening in Oakland Education this Week and Beyond 4/23/18