West Oakland’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School is on the rise. A highly involved administration and staff, along with growing parent involvement and community support, has provided the school with the resources to blossom [...]
Students at Fremont High School learned the importance of money management from two men with ties to both the Bay Area and the Oakland Raiders. Oakland Raiders player T.J. Carrie and former player Sam [...]
Walking into the dance studio at El Cerrito High School (ECHS), you can feel the positivity from students who are welcoming, polite, and enthusiastic with a smile on their faces.
By Richard Johnson, Folsom Prison Letters Incarceration can be a very difficult and demanding situation for anyone. But there is potentially a bright side if one chooses to educate oneself by studying everything that is [...]
In an effort to engage the community in a conversation around Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its affects on children living in impoverished circumstances, the film “Wounded Places: Confronting Childhood PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked [...]
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is paying consultant Lance Jackson to head its Facilities Planning and Management Department through the district’s contract with Seville Group Inc. (SGI), while Jackson continues working as an executive [...]
Latino parent leaders have been fighting the Oakland Unified School District for the past five months to preserve the only three classes that offer instruction and support for children in Spanish at Garfield Elementary School [...]
By Beth Tagawa, SF State News Chips, soda, chocolate, candy — while these high-calorie treats are not part of a healthy diet, for years they were sold at California public elementary schools with no government [...]
By Laura Kurtzman, UCSF News Brains age, just like the rest of the body, even for those don’t get neurological disease, according to an Institute of Medicine report released on April 14.
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) celebrated a new partnership with Intel that will expand computer science and engineering offerings in the district and is designed to create a technology jobs pipeline from Oakland public schools [...]