The Oakland Ed Week in Review 10/14/23-10/20/23

This week: Oakland students hold a forum for District 5 school board candidates; the state testing data is in and the results are flat — improvement is stagnant and the same proficiency gaps are not budging; 9 out of 10 school districts across the country are struggling to hire teachers, which makes you wonder who’s not struggling?; plus more news from around The Town, state, and nation.

Student-led school board candidate forum on 10/12 at Fremont High

From the Oakland Youth Commission. Please go here to RSVP. The Oakland Youth Vote coalition are co-hosting a student-led Candidate Forum for the November school board election on Thursday, October 12 from 5 – 7 pm. This event is open to the community and will help voters learn about candidates running in the special election…