What’s Happening this Week in Oakland Education-5/21/18

The OUSD Board meets, Measure G and Measure G1 commissions, the ACOE science fair, and Aurum Prep has an ice cream social, all that and more with links below, please read share and get involved This Week 5/21 6:30 PM Measure G Parcel Tax Independent Citizens Oversight Committee 5/22 6:05 PM Measure G1 – Districtwide … Continue reading What’s Happening this Week in Oakland Education-5/21/18


The Oakland Education Week in Review 5/18/18

All the Oakland news that is fit to link– this week teacher of the year honorees, tough hiring condition in Oakland, the challenges of access for parents, segregation in West Oakland and the effects, an awesome graduating class at Mack, a tragedy in Florida, more public school wars, a Black fatherhood film and panel, looking … Continue reading The Oakland Education Week in Review 5/18/18


Takeaways from Talking Segregation in West Oakland and the Questions We Left with

“Make it big, small changes are not what the next generation needs.”  Those were the words of Regina Davis, West Oakland resident, parent and affordable housing developer, when addressing a packed room discussing the history of segregation in Oakland and solutions.  Another prominent theme was the need for us to get beyond “stinkin thinking” and … Continue reading Takeaways from Talking Segregation in West Oakland and the Questions We Left with


Choice Is Not Access: A Parent’s Journey in Oakland’s School “System”

Micshell Bunton an Oakland resident, a proud mom of two boys, and a parent leader with The Oakland REACH. If you are a parent who wants to get involved in The Oakland REACH, please email [email protected] I would do anything for my sons, especially when it comes to their education. I’ve spent more than a decade volunteering … Continue reading Choice Is Not Access: A Parent’s Journey in Oakland’s School “System”


The Oakland Education Week in Review- 5/11

All the news that’s fit to link, looking at segregation in West Oakland, a powerful upcoming youth voice event, an old schools in an older building is building a new one, virtual tutors, a union backed study looks at financial implications of charters, Measure A early childhood, the painful experiences of African American girls in … Continue reading The Oakland Education Week in Review- 5/11