The Oakland Education Week in Review: 12/30-1/6

All the Oakland Ed news that is fit to link, this week, great news on serious crimes in Oakland but a long way to go, OUSD is using tech to track supplies, a look at the upcoming school closures, awesome work in restorative justice, congrats to Mack’s coach of the year, new laws impacting education … Continue reading The Oakland Education Week in Review: 12/30-1/6


The Oakland Education Week in Review 12/23-12/30

All the Oakland ed news fit to link-a slower week, but a great look at the Newcomer programs, the Warriors show up for Oakland youth, and a college access forum, plus a look at Native student experiences and a list of the upcoming school visits and open houses– please read, share and get involved Oakland: … Continue reading The Oakland Education Week in Review 12/23-12/30


The Oakland Ed Week in Review 12/17-12/23

All the Oakland news fit to link, this week–hundreds of Oakland parents come out for access to better schools, its school choice season and I looked at middle schools showing progress on tests, Mack three peats, analysis of student progress, more on the budget crisis and school closures, the impact of Black teachers, all that … Continue reading The Oakland Ed Week in Review 12/17-12/23


Oakland Public Middle Schools that Parents Should Consider Based on Growth-Looking at the Latest Test Scores

Where you send your child to school is one of the most important decisions you can make.  The new school quality data was released by the state recently, and I wanted to highlight some of the schools making progress with Oakland children, and encourage families to visit.  Every child is different, and I will break it … Continue reading Oakland Public Middle Schools that Parents Should Consider Based on Growth-Looking at the Latest Test Scores


If You’re Black and Low-Income in Oakland, You Have to Fight for the Right to a Good School

(A guest post from Tenisa Lyles is a single mother of three children, living in deep East Oakland. She was one of the founding members of The Oakland REACH, a parent-led group focused on making the powerless parent powerful.) Every family should have the right to a good school for their kids. But it turns out … Continue reading If You’re Black and Low-Income in Oakland, You Have to Fight for the Right to a Good School