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

last week, building community at Sankofa/Kaiser, lots of discussion of the board meeting disruptions, a superintendent update, how Aurum got a 75% Black male teaching staff, the challenges and successes of the supe, reading scores are down but what does it mean, Black and Brown families are doing a go fund me to meet Elizabeth…


Building the Sankofa/Kaiser Community; Starting with a Soap Box Racer and How You Can Join In

Community building begins face to face, and amidst the tantrums and disruptions of the Sankofa/Kaiser merger, some parents are working on building that community. It started with a simple gesture, building a soap box racer, and it is growing. A guest post by Oakland parent Reginald Moseley Saturday, October 12 2019: Ajarrey Shelton of Sankofa…


Superintendent’s Update on the Disruptions at the OUSD Board Meetings

Dear Oakland Unified Community, What happened at last night’s Board of Education meeting is troubling and not reflective of who we are as a community. I am writing to provide some background on recent events.  It is important for us to begin to address this situation from a place of compassion for all of our…


Launching the LCAP and Budget Process at this Wednesday’s Meeting of the LCAP Parent and Student Advisory Committee

Haga clic aquí para español OUSD Press Release The LCAP Parent and Student Advisory Committee invites you to its first meeting of the 2019-20 school year, this Wednesday, October 16 at Westlake Middle School from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. Registration begins at 5:00 pm and the meeting begins at 5:30 pm.Starting this Wednesday, we prepare for a…