Elementary Schools That Oakland Families Should Consider Based on the Latest Test Scores

Where you send your child to school is one of the most important decisions you can make.  The new school quality data was released by the state recently, and I wanted to highlight some of the schools making progress with Oakland children, and encourage families to visit. But before I get to the public schools … Continue reading Elementary Schools That Oakland Families Should Consider Based on the Latest Test Scores


The Oakland Education Preview for 1/2/18

With schools closed its a slower week, but families should be planning school visits and looking at  enrollment fairs and there are real ways YOU can help Oakland schools (ICS, Sankofa, and others), please take a look, share and make a difference This Week Enjoy Winter Break Help out ICS, Sankofa, or other youth being … Continue reading The Oakland Education Preview for 1/2/18


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