Getting Distance Learning Policy Right; How OUSD Can Bridge the Digital Divide and More

Tonight OUSD will vote on a plan to end the digital divide in Oakland.  It’s a good first step and one we need.  Despite a rocky road to the vote, it’s a good policy, that reflects the values of OUSD.  Now we have to put it into practice. Oakland’s families need Internet for All—they need…


Access Denied Ep. 9: Parents Around the Country Demand #InternetForAll (ft. Maurice Cook and Khulia Pringle)

If you would like to watch the video, click HERE.  As we are building momentum, we see Great School Voice’s call for #InternetForAll is not alone. This week, we are joined by Maurice Cook of Serve Your City DC, and Khulia Pringle, an activist who is dedicated to organizing parents through the Minnesota Parent Union.…


This 3 Minute Video Shows Why We Need #InternetForAll

The internet is an essential service. It’s how the world connects, communicates, works and learns. It’s time to stop treating it like a privilege because, in 2020, without internet you’re not a functional member of society. Watch this new video from the State of Black Education Oakland to get a sense of how dire this situation is…


Oakland’s “Bold and Transformational” Plan to End the Digital Divide, That Might Just Work

I was pleasantly surprised to be wrong.  As a vocal critic of Oakland’s Digital divide plan, Oakland Undivided, it would be an interesting podcast to have its backers as guests and to push them on whether the plan would really work.  And work for the most underserved families who really need it. Talking with our…