Young people lead conversation on mental health challenges of distance learning

This extraordinary year has been challenging for any student: isolated from your friends, counting on the internet to work wherever you can get it, so you can try to follow a teacher on Zoom long enough to learn enough to navigate a project on your own. If you can find a quiet place to study…


Explore your options and enroll

Oakland Enrolls Executive Director Lisa Gibes de Gac shares the need-to-know information about Oakland public school enrollment for the 2021–22 school year. With school enrollment season now open, what’s the most important thing for families to know right now? The biggest thing right now is to explore your options. There are lots of them —…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 11/16-11/22

last week, a look at the new Fremont building, school building re-openings, some help for teachers and housing, notes on a difficult year, trans student experiences, some good news on budget, enrollment is open for OUSD and much more, please read, share and get involved Oakland: Fremont High, a school re-built with love, community, and…


Statement from Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. Karen Monroe on Alameda County’s Return to Purple Tier

View in your browser Leer en españolContact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, [email protected], (510) 670-4163November 16, 2020 The news that Alameda County county will be moving back into the Purple Tier under the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy framework is disheartening, but necessary given the surge in COVID-19 cases around the country, our state and…