The Oakland Education Week in Review: 2/17-2/24

All the Oakland education news that is fit to link– this week– lots of strike coverage, including teacher narratives, the fact finding report, the superintendent’s response, and some of the underlying causes, plus new transparency legislation for charters, a study on Black college completion, and much more with links, please read, share and get involved




Other Stories:

  • I am an immigrant. I am a person of color. I am Asian American.
    • While the experiences of immigrants and communities of color are varied and diverse, we share many familiar experiences. Our shared lived experiences serve as our connective tissue. Throughout the civil rights movement, this connective tissue has served as a binding force in the building of coalitions across racial, cultural, and linguistic lines.

How You Can Help:


  • Oakland Teacher Strike: Resources for parents here
    • The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is telling parents “schools will remain open but it will not be ‘school as usual.’” Below are resources provided by both sides and a list of recreation centers, libraries and transportation services that will be affected during the strike.
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