By Terri Schlichenmeyer, The Bookworm Sez Among the usual fliers, bills, and donation requests in the mail last week, there was something you haven’t seen in ages: someone sent you a greeting card.It wasn’t marking [...]
By Jonathan Morales SF State is joining a national effort to help students with disabilities succeed in the classroom by improving schools’ abilities to serve them. Associate Professor of Special Education Susan Courey and Assistant [...]
Marking the final stages of a nationwide search for a new superintendent, the Oakland Board of Education has nominated Denver Public Schools (DPS) Assistant Superintendent Antwan Wilson for the Oakland Unified School District’s top administrative [...]
Eddie Scruggs-Smith still remembers the message her single mother drilled into her when she was young: “education means opportunity.” Although Scruggs-Smith sometimes doubted her academic abilities, the self-proclaimed product of the Oakland schools says it [...]
As the news is spreading that Dr. Elnora Webb is in danger of losing her job, many local organizations and leaders are coming forward to defend the respected president of Laney College in Oakland.
Next week, on April 24, Take Your Daughter – and now Sons – to Work Day will celebrate 21 years of fostering young minds and introducing youth to the working world.
The Black Community Crusade (BCC) will hold its monthly town hall meeting at the New Missionary Baptist Church, 1439 Michael Ave on April 24 from 6-8pm to discuss the city’s educational achievement gap.The BCC advocates [...]
The Vallejo City Unified School District will partner with the City of Vallejo to administer the College Bound Vallejo Scholarship, providing 75 students with financial support to pursue higher education and reach their academic and [...]
An East Bay group of charter schools has suspended its application to move its Oakland high school to an office building across the street from a parole office, after news of the planned move was [...]
The Oakland Unified School District may become one of the first public school systems in the country to seek a parcel tax to pay for academy programs that prepare students for college and careers.The district [...]