the Oakland Ed Week in Review: 1/11-1/17

Its time to choose your school for next year, the deadline is 2/5, I have some advice and data for Black parents, also lots on re-opening, the disparities in suspensions for Black students, looking at grading, the Mack mascot and potential name change, vaccines are slowly starting to flow for teachers, a literacy workshop, some…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 1/4-1/10

Last week, reopening equitably and safely, Alameda begins work on staff housing, register for the upcoming Celebration of Black Educators, a memorial for Supt Quan, Black History Month activities, banning pre school suspensions, looking at segregation, the rioters with school jobs, all that and more, please read share and get involved Oakland: SV Chat: Oakland…


The Oakland Ed Week in Review: 12/21-12/27

Oakland: “Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil” How the Oakland NAACP is Pushing for Research Based Literacy for OUR Children, Why Won’t OUSD Listen How Dumping the D Supports Struggling Students and Preps them for College Four OUSD Teachers Receive Special Recognition From Alameda County Office of Education College Of Alameda To Launch No-Cost…


“Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil” How the Oakland NAACP is Pushing for Research Based Literacy for OUR Children, Why Won’t OUSD Listen

A powerful video from Kareem Weaver of the the Oakland NAACP, speaking truth to publishers and those who would adopt curricula that have never been shown to work for Black and Brown children from Oakland. We need policies and adoptions that serve our children, get the facts and learn how you can help.


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 12/14-12/20

BOP’s work in getting cops out of schools is happening, a campaign for college readiness equity and “dumping the D” updates on re-opening, the gaps in digital divide solutions, upcoming Kwanzaa celebration, WOMS families want an Arabic course, why cant the get one, SpEd challenges in distance learning, all that and much more, please read,…