Kelly Fimbres, who has been teaching for 10 years at Peres Elementary School in Richmond, thinks outside the box when it comes to her students. Over the years she has used DonorsChoose.org to fund over [...]
Karen Monroe, candidate for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports. Serving as associate superintendent of [...]
Bill Riley is running for re-election as a trustee for the Peralta Community College District. “I am passionate about delivering quality education to Peralta’s diverse student body. We need strong, experienced leadership to continue our [...]
Saleem Shakir-Gilmore is running to become the District 4 member of the Oakland Board of Education. An Oakland native and former public school parent, he is an award-winning educator who has dedicated his career to [...]
Chevron, in partnership with Donorschoose.org, delivered science equipment to Global Family Elementary School in East Oakland this week. Oakland A’s mascot Stomper shelled out boxes filled with K’NEX solar kits, safety goggles, water PH test [...]
Kevin Damon Poole, son of Surry Poole and Jernice Poole-Smith, was a 1982 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School in Richmond. While at Kennedy, he was involved in drama and sports. He attended the [...]
Death and taxes. That’s what your father used to say were the only things in life that you could count on. Neither one was escapable; both were consistent.
In the 11 years since the State of California declared the Oakland Unified School District bankrupt and seized complete control of district governance and finances, the state has not conducted an audit of the district’s [...]
Oakland teachers are still waiting to see if the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will re-establish a curriculum website that provided federally funded history curriculum units that encouraged students to study and evaluate social justice [...]
An athlete is not the only person that stands out on campus. It is the brains over the brawn that can pay your life forward, because intelligence will never stop being beautiful.