6-12 Public Schools Oakland Parents Should Consider Based on the Latest Test Scores

Every Oakland parent has the right to apply to basically any Oakland public school during the open enrollment period which ends on February 8th. 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 … Continue reading 6-12 Public Schools Oakland Parents Should Consider Based on the Latest Test Scores


Public Elementary Schools Oakland Families Should Look at Based on 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 Public Elementary Schools Oakland Families Should Look at Based on the Latest Test Scores


Public K-8 Schools that Oakland Parents Should Look at Based on 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 Public K-8 Schools that Oakland Parents Should Look at Based on the Latest Test Scores


A Better Model for Schooling: How Latitude Is Breaking the Stale Habits of High School and Earning Rewards

“During those long years in the Oakland public schools, I did not have one teacher who taught me anything relevant to my own life experience.”—Huey P. Newton, (Minister of Defense Black Panther Party) in his autobiography, “Revolutionary Suicide.”   I loved the Latitude High School model when I first saw it, was even more impressed … Continue reading A Better Model for Schooling: How Latitude Is Breaking the Stale Habits of High School and Earning Rewards


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