I want my kids to return to in-person learning, but not quite yet

How do Oakland charter public school families feel about physically sending their kids back to school? How do they feel about distance learning? We are asking parents to share their thoughts. Interested in sharing your thoughts, or know of another parent who should? Let us know at [email protected] Ebony Avery; FIA Parent Leader, parent of…


“With connections comes success with newcomer students” OUSD Teacher Ms. Muñoz on supporting newcomer students

Haz clic aquí para leer en español A guest post from GO Public Schools, part of their Numbers and Narratives: A Year In Review series, we bring you a spotlight on Valeska Muñoz, biology teacher and former head of R.I.S.E. (Recent Immigrant Support and Engagement) academy at Oakland High School. When Valeska Muñoz became a teacher,…


Charter schools with open seats for next school year

If you are looking for school for the next school year (2021-2022), 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.  The district does not make this information…


Student Leadership Can Mean More than Bake Sales and Dances: What I learned from the Ed100 Academy for Student Leaders

A guest post from Esha Potharaju, a student leader, describing how she grew from last year’s ED 100 conference, and how current students can apply In retrospect, it was ridiculous that I, as a student, had never felt like a stakeholder in my own school. My classmates often discussed amongst themselves the deteriorating condition of…


Charter schools with open seats for next school year

If you are looking for school for the next school year (2021-2022), 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.  The district does not make this information…