Access Denied Ep. 6: Rural America Has a Serious Internet Access Problem (ft. Garris Stroud and Christina Trosper)

Internet is not a luxury, it is a necessity, and should be a right. This is not a Blue or Red or rural or urban issue, its a universal problem that should bring us together to create a level playing field, incredible interview with some good troublemakers from Kentucky, please watch, share and get involved

Join Us For Access Denied, Episode 6

Friday 8/14 at 9 AM Pacific, we will be talking with Garris Stroud and Christina Trosker two educators and activists who have been fighting in Kentucky for the thing we all want, Internet for All.  We will be discussing the real fixes and practical solutions for creating a more equitable and durable internet on ramp…

What is wrong with the SPED department in OUSD?

By Andrew Pablo, former OUSD Special Education teacher I know everyone is tired of hearing the same statement that “public schools are underfunded.” However, the fact of the matter is, public schools are truly lacking the necessary amount of money to create learning spaces that can benefit ALL students, including those with IEPs (Individualized Educational…

Prioritize the needs of Special Education students this school year

This pandemic without a doubt forced us to focus on the basic economic needs of families and students. The need for economic stability and housing stability was front and center for so many and that took precedence over the search for internet and devices. The questions were real – will I pay for $10 internet,…

Charter Schools with Open Seats as of August 10th, You Can Still Apply

There are still many great school choices in both the district and charters, if you are still looking, please apply and find the right spot for your child. Go to Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. I did not get the district list this week but will publish when/if I do.