The Oakland Education Week in Review: 1/6/20-1/12/20

Last week, reducing homicides, the High school that graduates 94% of Black students with the A-G, looking at the data on Black and Latinx students, a Mills event on the pushout of Black girls, student narratives on skipping class and living trans, the loss of a true ally, all that and more, please read share…


Upcoming OUSD Meetings–Special Needs Students and Open Enrollment, and LCAP Goals Review

OUSD Press Release Friday, January 10, 2020 School Options and Behavior Support at Monday’s Special Education Committee Meeting; Review of New LCAP Goals and Actions at Wednesday’s Meeting of the LCAP Committee Haga clic aquí para españolThe Special Education Committee Focuses on School Options and the Work of School Psychologists on MondayThe LCAP Committee Discusses New…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 12/31-1/5

Last week, the high costs of financial oversight, a tribute to Shirley Weber, school gardens, the upcoming statewide bond, a look a students in foster care, and the shortchanging of newcomers, also candidate spending plans, the need for more diverse teachers and much more, please read, share and get involved Oakland: Financial Consultant Luz Cazares…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 12/9-12/15

Last week- the new literacy campaign in Oakland, more funk from the OUSD board, OUSD budget updates and cuts, lots on housing and unhousing, how should parent judge schools test scores, Mack’s football team, lots on literacy, we should eliminate school districts, and much more please read share and get involved Oakland: Questions and Answers…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 12/2-12/9

Last week- celebrating Black educators, a look at school diversity, Integration in Oakland? Some interesting work at Castlemont, a really important article on skyrocketing housing costs in the most affordable neighborhoods, will schools get more state aid? all that and more, please, read, share and get involved Oakland: Celebration of Black Educators CRUNCHED: Diversity in…