MicroCollege info sessions from the Oakland NAACP

April 12–16, 2021 — MicroCollege.info/NAACP Message from Kareem Weaver, The Oakland NAACP, Education Committee: Alexis had a 1.8 GPA and was in continuation school. Now he’s at SF State, doing well as a Microbiology major. Dialo was homeless, another student was ineligible for aid because of their status. The stories are clear and compelling. We know that…


The Oakland Ed Week in Review: 4/4-4/11

Last week, it’s still schools choice time and we have listed schools showing progress with our babies, the abysmal literacy rates and what we can do in OUSD, how Lighthouse changed it enrollment rules to increase the number of unhoused students, fighting harassment on public transit, a look at historic discrimination against Chinese families in…


The Oakland Ed Week in Review: 3/22-3/28

last week– the reopening saga continues, stories from community and families, its school choice time for next year and a look at the data, the state has new guidance on reopenings and a new ethnic studies curricula, all that and more, please read share and get involved Oakland: Oakland teachers union approves school reopening agreement…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 3/15-3/21

Last week, agreement around the return to in person school, and the need for equity in that process, Director Harris pens an important piece on community schools, Oakland Undivided is making huge progress, The NAACP’s push for better literacy practices, plus we have the elementary schools that showed progress (it’s school choice time again in…