A group of McClymonds High School alumni, who have advocated for their school for years, met Thursday afternoon with Oakland Unified School District Supt. Antwan Wilson in his office to discuss their concerns and find [...]
A lot of building goes on in woodshop teacher James Henderson’s classroom at Kennedy High, and not just chairs, benches and library shelves. The award-winning teacher also helps his students build character and careers [...]
About 70 people attended the Post newspaper’s most recent Salon to discuss the joys of teaching in the public schools and the policy barriers facing U.S. education.
Oakland Technology Exchange (OTX) is a nonprofit that is offering a free desktop computer or free laptop to Oakland Unified School District students. Students can also sign up six months of free internet service.
By Brittany Chambers, MPH, CHES Despite the decline of adolescent pregnancy rates in Alameda County, it remains an issue among youth of color and those from disadvantaged communities.
Rev. Dr. Timothy Hawkins, pastor of Bible Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, recently celebrated a key academic achievement, earning his Doctor of Ministry degree on June 7 from Faith Evangelical College & Seminary in Tacoma, Washington.
High school senior Jayshaun Thomas can teach just about anyone how to create a website. “It’s easy to teach,” he said at the Hack the Hood summer boot camp graduation on Aug. 12 [...]
Senator Steve Glazer, D-Contra Costa, announced this week that he has introduced legislation that would restore fiscal responsibility to the budgeting decisions of local school districts.
With school set to start on Monday, families of Oakland’s 48,000 public school students are getting ready while the Oakland Unified School District’s 2,500 teachers are already back at school, holding meetings, arranging desks [...]
By Andrew Cohen Professor Melissa Murray sees the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice (CRRJ) as a tile that fits perfectly within Berkeley Law’s mosaic: ambitious, pioneering, and focused on using teaching and [...]