Beyond ‘Nice White Parents’ A Conversation on Privilege, Power and School Equity

Did you listen to “Nice White Parents” on Serial, did it get you thinking, we have Ep. 5’s featured guest Miriam Nunberg folks from Integrated Schools Community Equity Allies for OUSD SoBE Oakland Teens Take Charge NYC talking NYC, Oakland and beyond, join us on wed for a great discussion of privilege, power, and equity


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 10/12-10/18

Its election season, we have the BLM and SoBEO voter guides, some amazing voting posters from OSA youth, an update on Oakland’s digital divide, the vast inequities in our schools and a forum with Integrated Schools, Equity Allies and Miriam from ep.5 of Nice White Parents on 10/21, teen voting on the ballot, lots of…


Eight Months After Discovery of TCE Under the McClymonds High Campus, the School has been Deemed Safe for Students and Staff to Occupy

OUSD NEWSROOMPRESS RELEASE Friday, October 16, 2020Contact: John SasakiCommunications Director [email protected] News Conference Scheduled for FridayOakland, CA — District leadership will hold a news conference on Friday, October 16, to discuss the final determination about the safety of McClymonds High School, which had to shut down during the spring semester because of a toxic chemical that was found…


Four Schools Four Miles Apart in Oakland, And the Chasms of Opportunity

Babies born less than a miles apart here have radically different chances.  You can go to public school A in Oakland, which is 90% free and reduced lunch, where not a single child was proficient in Math, and not a single White child attends.  Or, not far down the block, less than a half mile…


OaklandUndivided Reaches Major Milestone in Effort to Provide 25,000 Oakland Students with Free Computers and Internet Access

OUSD NEWSROOMPRESS RELEASE Wednesday, October 14, 2020Contact: John SasakiCommunications Director [email protected]#Media is Invited to Laptop Distribution Event on ThursdayOakland, CA — Eric Yanez (right), a 4th-grader at Hoover Elementary School, had problems with distance learning. But many of those challenges have evaporated as Eric now has a computer and internet access through the #OaklandUndivided campaign. “My son got a…