Turning the Light Back on, Brightly, this New Year

Three months ago today, we all lost our inimitable Dirk Tillotson, the creator of this platform. He has been a resource and light to everyone he encountered in Oakland, here in New York, and abroad.  As the co-pilot of our nonprofit Great School Choices, the past three months have been some of the worst days…


Open Charter School Seats for 2021/2022 School Year. (Week of 7/12)

Looking to enroll your child for the next school year (2021-2022)? There are still many great choices in both the district and charters schools. Find the right place for your child and apply. Go to Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. Note: Different schools sometimes show results for certain groups of children so please check the data. schools…


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…


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…


How families benefitted from the grassroots Aspire Relief Fund

When asked how life has been for her and her family since the pandemic started, Leticia Hernandez answered, “muy difícil” (very difficult). Hernandez’s husband lost his job. Her daughter has special needs, and her condition worsened as well. Along with the job loss, the family also lost their health insurance. “It was very hard to…