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 [...]
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 [...]
Courtesy of The Richmond Standard A coalition of local organizations and community leaders is proposing a November ballot initiative that would mandate that a certain percentage of the City of Richmond’s unrestricted general fund [...]
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, [...]
Courtesy of The Richmond Standard Hercules High senior Garvey Buchongo may not have had a father growing up, but since age five she has had her track-and-field team, which she calls “the village that [...]
Carol Lee Tolbert, an Oakland native, is the first and only African-American woman elected to public office in North Oakland. From 1993 to 1997, Tolbert served on the Oakland School Board, and from 2010 [...]
Life has a destination for everyone, however some may not know where that destination is going to be. Some people may have obstacles that block the path that they are trying to follow.
Courtesy of Berkeley News Berkeley Law professor and former dean Christopher Edley has launched a nonprofit organization that aims to use education and related social policies to improve young people’s outcomes from early childhood [...]
By Steve Hockensmith, SFSU News Rosanna Fajardo (B.A., ’15) says that the California foster care system used to have a clear message for the kids it serves once they reach the age of 18.
The Sausalito Woman’s Club’s Scholarship Recognition Fund is providing awards for students to attend colleges, universities, vocational and art schools. The woman’s club is associated with the historic clubhouse located in Sausalito. The club [...]