How to Get to 100: KIPP Bridge

What would happen if Oakland’s 14,000 charter school families came together to vote in the coming November 3 election? Oakland’s charter schools are engaged in a historic 100% voting campaign to make the voices of charter school communities heard in this election, especially with 4 of 7 seats open on the Oakland school board. Families…


How Oakland Charters Kept Serving Students During Distance Learning: Community School for Creative Education

The unprecedented interruption of the 2020 school year has laid bare inequities in our system, with one in five California students (over 1 million) lacking either connectivity or a device, a staggering need. The pandemic has forced schools and school districts to make on-the-fly decisions about how to continue instruction and care of students. Some…


How BayTech kept serving students during distance learning

The unprecedented interruption of the 2020 school year has laid bare inequities in our system, with one in five California students (over 1 million) lacking either connectivity or a device, a staggering need. The pandemic has forced schools and school districts to make on-the-fly decisions about how to continue instruction and care of students. Some…


How AIMS kept serving students during distance learning

The unprecedented interruption of the 2020 school year has laid bare inequities in our system, with one in five California students (over 1 million) lacking either connectivity or a device, a staggering need. The pandemic has forced schools and school districts to make on-the-fly decisions about how to continue instruction and care of students. Some…


It’s time to fix Prop 39

By Kimi Kean Let’s get this straight from the start: charter public schools are public schools. That’s state law. Oakland charter school students are Oakland public school students, and their demographics reflect the district’s: more than 7 out of 10 receive free/reduced lunch, more than 1 out of 3 are English Language Learners and 8…