Sharif El-Mekki has $3 Million to Bring 21,000 Black Students into the Teaching Pipeline, And He’s Looking for Partners

It’s great to see the investment in Black teachers finally following the results.  We know the huge statistical impact that Black teachers have on outcomes. It’s even better to see the money going to the folks living the work like Sharif.  If you want to learn more about his program and the Black Male Teacher…


Your Vote Matters- HBO Documentary About OUSD’s Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Fest is Nominated for NAACP Image Award; Public Voting is Open Through Friday

OUSD NEWSROOM PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, March 2, 2021Contact: John SasakiCommunications Director [email protected], CA — The Emmy-award winning HBO documentary, We Are The Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest, is up for another major award, and the driving force behind it is calling for public support across Oakland and the Bay Area to push the film…


Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. K. Monroe released this statement today in her role as president of the California County

View in your browser Contact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, [email protected], (510) 670-4163 CORRECTED VERSION:March 1, 2021Statement from Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. K. Monroe on Governor and Legislature’s School Reopening Plan Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA), which represents the state’s 58 county superintendents of schools.Today, the Legislature amended Senate Bill 86 and…