Charter Schools with Open Seats as of August 10th, You Can Still Apply

There are still many great school choices in both the district and charters, if you are still looking, please apply and find the right spot for your child. Go to Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. I did not get the district list this week but will publish when/if I do.


Charter Schools with Open Seats as of July 27th

There are still many great school choices in both the district and charters, if you are still looking, please apply and find the right spot for your child.  Go to Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. I did not get the district list this week but will publish when/if I do. Different schools, sometimes show results for certain groups…


Charter Schools with Open Seats on July 20th, You Can Still Apply

There are still many great school choices in both the district and charters, if you are still looking, please apply and find the right spot for your child.  Go to Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. I did not get the district list this week but will publish when/if I do. Different schools, sometimes show results for certain groups…


School Diversity Demands Attention in Oakland

A guest post from Jeremy Gormley Since George Floyd’s murder, a number of news articles have pointed to the contrast between Floyd’s upbringing and that of the police officer who killed him, Derek Chauvin. While Floyd grew up in a largely poor, racially segregated Houston neighborhood, Chauvin grew up in a mostly White St. Paul…


How Failing Districts Kill Good Schools, The Curious Case of John Henry High in Richmond, and How You Can Help

It was a slap in the face to 315 families when one of California’s most dysfunctional school boards, West Contra Costs Unified (WCCUSD), voted to close one of the few functioning high schools in Richmond, and a triumph of politics over children, at least thus far. John Henry High School (JHHS) is one of the…