Latest Polls Say School Shootings Are a Priority; The Data on Risks Teens Face Says That is Wrong

We fear and fight the wrong battles, missing the chance for real victories, chasing ghosts.  Californians’ greatest educational anxiety is around school shootings, according to the latest polling.   However, by far the biggest risk your child faces isn’t from someone else—it is from themselves.  A teen is 30 times more likely to die by suicide…


Our $75 Million Question and Youth Uprising’s Better Vision for Serving Justice Involved Youth

If you had $75 million to spend on the people in your community, how would you spend it? What type of services would help the youth thrive? How could our people benefit? Would you spend $75 million on a shiny new juvenile probation camp with 100 or so beds for young people, when the place…


What the F is Happening at Frick? And Why Aren’t We Doing Anything–The Real Conspiracy

I know you all love conspiracies.  I got one.  It goes back hundreds of years and involves the most powerful interests in the country.  And whether they know it or not, most people are actively or tacitly involved.  And you can see the strange fruits of it everywhere.  Don’t believe me?  Look down the street…


Add Your Voice to the Call for Full and Fair School Funding-Fund Education Now Week is February 3-7

ACOE Press ReleaseLaura Forrest, Public Information [email protected], 510-670-7754January 31, 2020 Hayward, CA – A first-of-its-kind organization in California is bringing together educational stakeholders to advocate for full and fair funding for public education. The East Bay Coalition for Public Education is organizing Fund Education Now Week from February 3 to 7 to call for solutions to the…


OUSD Staff Member Invests Years of His Spare Time to Beautify Skyline High School, Culminating in Major Tree Planting Effort

OUSD Staff Member Invests Years of His Spare Time to Beautify Skyline High School, Culminating in Major Tree Planting EffortOakland, CA — Skyline High School in the hills above most of Oakland, is well-known for its location on the edge of the wilderness, and the woodsy feel of its campus. Now, an OUSD staff member is…