OUSD Enrollment is in full Swing!

OUSD Enrollment is in full swing. Here is everything you need to know about this open period. The OUSD Enrollment period started on December 1st. Learn more at ChooseOUSD.org Enrollment FAQ’s Virtual Showcase Schedules – Elementary, Middle School, High School (Zoom links TBA)


Open Charter School Seats (Week of 11/28)

Great School Voices will resume sharing the open charter schools of the week from Oakland Enrolls. We are officially in the holiday season! Despite this, there is still time to enroll your child in an amazing Oakland school. You know where to go – Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. Schools like AIMS College Prep High…


Tomorrow may be the Biggest Event of the Year.  JOIN US at the Oakland Candidate Forum.

One of the central tenets of this blog, and our organization overall, lies within our unwavering conviction that representative authenticity matters.  This may sound like a loaded term, but inherent within it are a few critical concepts: Representation isn’t token, and it certainly isn’t transactional.  Intentions matter.  A seat at the table is not enough. …


The Same, New Vision for Great School Voices: a Three Part Series.  

Part I: Resetting and Re-correcting the Record on Public Schools vs. Charters PART I As with all tragedies, we as humans flow from different stages to overcome trauma and grief, and move forward to rejoin the community. We reset, reflect, re-engage, and renew. We, at Great School Voices, have spent the past few months in…