Great School Voices Oakland Education Week in Review 8/18

Sharing the latest Oakland Education Information out to the Oakland Community


A painful deportation story of one of our families– The Face of Deportation in Oakland

Our new OUSD superintendent shares her vision in a radio interview– City Visions: A conversation with the new OUSD and SFUSD Superintendents

Another look at the deportation of one of our families– Who Trump’s “Bad Hombres” Really Are?  The Real Face of Deportation in Oakland and What You Can Do

OUSD released its latest organizational chart

The Measure G1 committee met 8/14 you can see the agenda here

The Measure A,B, and J Oversight committee met 8/14 and you can see the agenda here


Immense inequities in special education statewide– When it Comes to Special Education in California Schools, ‘Funding Is Very Unequal’

San Diego Unified is pushing out some of its most challenged students to charters– District Admits Pushing Struggling Students Toward Charters

Equity and Quality

Ignorance from the president of Fresno Unified’s School Board– President of Fresno Unified Board of Education Makes Anti-LGBT Statement from Dais

We still care way too much about student bathrooms– Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’ Dies as Special Session Ends

Best of the Rest

National polls show decrease in charter support and increase in voucher support– Unintended Consequences in the Public Education Wars—Vouchers Win


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