New Study; Half of Bay Area Families Couldn’t Pay Bills Pre-COVID, More Evidence “Low Cost” Internet Won’t Close the Digital Divide

Tipping Point’s latest study proved what many of us know.  Before, during, and after the pandemic many of our families cannot afford internet.  Even at $10 a month.   Internet is the last bill you pay when it competes with food, rent, lights, water, or acute health care needs.  And as you can see below 50%…


Charter Schools with Open Seats on 5/18, 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. Different schools, sometimes show results for certain groups of children so please check the data.  Some of the schools…


District Schools with Open Seats on 5/18, 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. Different schools, sometimes show results for certain groups of children so please check the data.  Some of the schools…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 5/11-5/17

Last week–AIMS’s example of keeping high standards and support during COVID, some awesome stories about a pathbreaking student at Skyline and an Emerson teacher who moved a nation, how OUSD could easily increase enrollment, some progress on facilities, the new digital divide plan and why it fails, all that and much more please read, share…


Why Oakland’s Current Plan WONT CLOSE the Digital Divide and How We Can

I would guess more than half of Oakland’s Flatland families are worrying about food.  They also are worrying about rent.  And when that will be due.  Some are getting pressure to pay right now.  They can’t.  How much money do you think they have to pay for internet? You know the answer. So, when I…