The Oakland Ed Week in review 9/5-9/12

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Last week, declining attendance and enrollment at OUSD, talking to families, vaccine mandates, the Curry’s latest, the recall and education, a powerful reparations task force from the state, the enduring effects of ethnic studies, our podcast on the digital divide, a great new book on Oakland Ed, Learning in Public, a powerful PD opportunity with the Jazz and Democracy Project, Decoding Dyslexia’s lawsuit in BUSD and more, please read share and get involved



  • California schools to get help identifying homeless students if Governor signs bill
    • California schools would have a standardized procedure for identifying homeless students, thousands of whom attend the states K-12 schools. As well as s standard method, schools would also receive funding to support their homeless students. These resources are contingent on a bill which has already been approved by the legislature being signed by Governor Newsom by October 10.

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  • Courtney Martin: Learning in Public
    • Writer, journalist, and storyteller Courtney Martin discusses her new book, Learning in Public, chronicling her experiences sending her child to Emerson Elementary, the poorly rated public school in her area. 


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