The Afrikan Black Coalition, the largest statewide coalition of Black students, recently reported on the $25 million investment in private prisons and $425 million investment in Wells Fargo by the University of California (“UC”).
By Patrick Walsh Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) recently published its annual “Enrollment Options Guide,” which was intended to be a resource for local families. However, the publication contained numerous errors and excluded [...]
By Ismael F. Armendariz, Jr. Over the past week there has been a lot of discussion about the ways in which charter schools serve students with learning differences.
By: Lynette Holloway, The Root Five black students have been selected as Rhodes scholars in one of the highest academic achievements for U.S. college students, according to the Rhodes Trust, which administers the program, [...]
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oakland (OUSD) por primera vez, ha incluido las escuelas charter en su catálogo anual de opciones de escuelas para padres – publicitando muchas charters que no ofrecen servicios para los [...]
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) for the first time has included charter schools in its annual catalog of school choices for parents – advertising many charters that do not offer services for special education [...]
Supervisor Chan has contributed $250,000 to support the “ Learn Your Rights in California” (LYRIC) program, sponsored by the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office, which will help 5,000 area students better understand their Constitutional rights [...]
Members of the Board of Education and community activists are raising concerns about how Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Supt. Antwan Wilson is funding the overhaul of the school enrollment process.
Debate among parents and educators is growing over the potential impact of a new system for enrolling students proposed by Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Supt. Antwan Wilson. The new system would make a choice [...]
United for Success Academy, a public middle school in the Fruitvale District of Oakland, hosted a Thanksgiving food distribution Wednesday, Nov. 18, put on by Safe Passages and sponsored by the City of Oakland Community [...]