Getting to Reading; A Discussion with Decoding Dyslexia on the Class Action Suit in Berkeley and How the Settlement will Help Children there and Elsewhere

Join Decoding Dyslexia CA for an in-depth conversation with Deborah Jacobson, one of the lead attorneys for the plaintiffs in the Berkeley USD dyslexia class action lawsuit. The discussion will be focused on the terms of the settlement and the resulting positive changes that will be made in the district for all of their students that struggle…


Oakland Ed Week in Review (8/2 – 8/10)

Can you believe it? – Yesterday was the first day back at school for so many of our Oakland students after a long year and a half battling this global pandemic. But our city is still facing challenges in how to deal with this new education landscape while trying to stay safe. This week we…


Oakland Ed Week in Review (6/28 – 7/12)

These past two weeks, we covered and followed Oakland Black Cultural Zone, OUSD properties, racial backlash, homeschooling and remote independent study, early education challenges, and spotlighted an incredible recent high school grad. Here’s our Oakland Ed week in review: California’s budget a win for families, early education challenges remain. School on her phone, working for her…


The Oakland Ed Week in Review: 1/25-1/31

Last week, the need for tech support for families, a better way to roll out vaccine, some great work at Lighthouse on dyslexia screening, a look at the enrollment system changes and reopening plans, plus the statewide efforts to get open, and the statewide enrollment drop, and its enrollment season for all Oakland public schools,…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 11/16-11/22

last week, a look at the new Fremont building, school building re-openings, some help for teachers and housing, notes on a difficult year, trans student experiences, some good news on budget, enrollment is open for OUSD and much more, please read, share and get involved Oakland: Fremont High, a school re-built with love, community, and…