The Oakland Education Week in Review: 5/18-5/24

Last week, OUSD has raised over 12 million to help with the digital divide, but will it really help? Lots on the need to change the rules of access guarantee Free internet, please complete your census, and make sure your child is in the right school– we have lists of open charter and district seats,…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 5/11-5/17

Last week–AIMS’s example of keeping high standards and support during COVID, some awesome stories about a pathbreaking student at Skyline and an Emerson teacher who moved a nation, how OUSD could easily increase enrollment, some progress on facilities, the new digital divide plan and why it fails, all that and much more please read, share…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 5/4-5/10

Last week, OUSD’s latest enrollment rule changes (good news), OUSD’s teachers of the year, lots of digital disparity news, a good look at the data from CRUNCHED, the Latino honor roll, the state’s weak response to access issues, the challenges facing SpEd youth, ways you can help folks affected by COVID and more, please read,…


The Oakland Ed Week in Review: 4/20-4/26

lots of COVID coverage, from the powerful community efforts to help from the Curry’s to Bridges Academy, alongside the exposure of huge equity gaps in access to the internet and devices, as well as the challenges of home schooling, there are also ways you can help, from donating to signing the free internet petition to…


The Oakland Ed Week in Review: 4/13-4/19

Distance learning kicks off and inequity persists, lots on the digital divide and what we can so, some great efforts to help the community, that you can chip in on (school communities like Emerson or more generally for folks in need, who may not get stimulus checks) some inspiring stories from schools and young people…