How to Prepare Your Kids for In-Person, Virtual and Hybrid Classes this Year

A Guest post from Jenna Sherman founder of Parent-Leaders Image via Pexels How to Prepare Your Kids for In-Person, Virtual and Hybrid Classes this Year Back-to-school time is always a mix of chaos, anxiety and excitement. This year, feelings will likely be running even higher with the pandemic going on. Likewise, getting ready for class…


Settling into our new reality. Updates on reopening and our budget-Connecting with Kyla

  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Espanol – 中文 – عربى – KhmerDear Oakland Community, It is summer time, so closed campuses do not seem as odd now, but thinking about how these campuses will look this fall, and beyond, consumes me. During my daily walks with my husband, our conversations often turn to the future. As we settle into our new reality…


Reimagining School Safety: OUSD moving forward with plans to disband OUSD Police Department-Connecting with Kyla

  Thursday, June 25, 2020 Dear Oakland  Community, On Wednesday night, OUSD’s Board of Education unanimously voted to adopt the George Floyd Resolution. As a result, I have directed my staff to move forward to implement disbanding the OUSD Police Department by the end of 2020 and to start the process to develop an alternative plan…


It’s 2020 and Santa Clarita Needs Eagle Collegiate Academy More than Ever Before

A Guest post from Dr. Ogo Okoye-Johnson and the Eagle Collegiate community advocating for the community’s charter school petition which is before the CA State Board of Education A year ago, Eagle Collegiate Academy’s team and families took a long and arduous road for its charter petition appeal to the State Board of Education (SBE) because despite…