Elementary and Middle Schools that Oakland Families Should Consider Based on the Data

We should be back at school in the Fall, and now is the time for families to choose their school for the upcoming year.  February 5th is the deadline to apply.  Where your child goes to school can have a huge influence on both their academic and social growth.  So, I have some advice for folks based…


What Black Families Should Consider in Choosing a School, Feb. 5th is the Deadline to Apply

We should be back at school in the Fall, and now is the time for families to choose their school for the upcoming year.  February 5th is the deadline to apply.  Where your child goes to school can have a huge influence on both their academic and social growth.  So, I have some advice for…


Explore your options and enroll

Oakland Enrolls Executive Director Lisa Gibes de Gac shares the need-to-know information about Oakland public school enrollment for the 2021–22 school year. With school enrollment season now open, what’s the most important thing for families to know right now? The biggest thing right now is to explore your options. There are lots of them —…


The legendary Toni Cook opines on Housing for All

The Honorable Toni Cook is a legend in the education landscape of Oakland from the cradle to college. I had no idea who Ms. Toni was — the Honorable Toni Cook, School Board member from District 6, the school board member who made the equity-minded appeal for adequate and additional resources for students who spoke…