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OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson. Photo courtesy of Oakland North.

New York Times Looks at National Significance of Oakland’s Fight Over Billionaire-Backed Charter Schools

A front-page article published recently in the New York Times examines the battle in Oakland over the growing power of corporate-backed charter schools, which the Times says could impact the future of public education across [...]
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Teachers Back Sandré Swanson for Senate

Sandré Swanson won an exclusive endorsement from the California Teachers Association (CTA) in his campaign for the California 9th Senate District seat.   CTA joins Congresswoman Barbara Lee, incumbent Senator Lone Hancock, Assemblymember Rob Bonta [...]
Principal Misha Karigaca

District Removes Popular Principal and Will “Co-locate” Charter School at Westlake

Westlake Middle School students, parents and teachers are angry and confused after learning in the past week that the district has decided to “co-locate” a charter school onto their campus and remove their beloved principal, [...]