SOBEO RANTS: Before You Curse That Teacher Out About Grades, Read this First.

The following post is from your host of SOBE Rants, MarQuis Evans, and is intended as an introductory companion piece for the SOBE Rants podcast that releases every other Tuesday beginning May 24. A last word blog will release this Friday. Follow Quis on this journey by subscribing on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify!


#ACCESSLIT’S NEXT EPISODE Unlocking Accessibility with #OAKLANDUNDIVIDED is this Friday, May 20 at 12PM PST

Join us again as we start our regularly scheduled live broadcast THIS Friday, May 20th as Kennan invites David Silver and Patrick Messac of the Mayor’s Office and #OaklandUndivided as they unpack new developments in providing access to even more Oakland residents. #OaklandUndivided, a citywide effort to ensure every Oakland public school student has the tools necessary to support digital access in their home has delivered 29,000 computers and 10,000 hotspots, increasing home tech connectivity for students from low-income backgrounds from 12% to 98% pre-pandemic to now.


FIA: A Chat on A-G Requirements

FIA Talks: A-G Chat with Mar’Quis Evans of Energy Converters Greetings Families in Action Community, Our second podcast episode is out now! FIA Talks is an opportunity for our youth, parents, teachers, and community to voice their opinions on current issues or important topics. Our second podcast was streamed on April 8, 2022, and it featured Mar’Quis…


EdSource: to Fix Our Education Crisis, Let’s Focus on Educating

This post was originally published on EdSource on February 17th but remains relevant. By Arun RamanathanPUBLISHED: February 17, 2022.There’s been a lot of coverage of people leaving California because of high taxes, house prices, crime. You name it. But if you’re a parent of a student of color, there’s another reason to leave. Our education system can’t…