Black students at UC Berkeley, saying they are facing isolation, alienation and oppression, are demanding the university’s administrators implement major changes to address the hostile campus climate at the nation’s most prestigious public university.
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News A newly discovered cache of industry documents reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health in the 1960s and 1970s to develop a federal research [...]
Oakland Unified School District Antwan Wilson and his new team of administrators recently met with Pastors of Oakland, the African American Chamber of Commerce and the Oakland NAACP, seeking to build rapport and support for [...]
By Beth Tagawa, SFSU News The State of California has awarded $3 million to support the Metro College Success Program, which helps underrepresented students at San Francisco State University and City College of San [...]
By Kathleen Masterson, UCSF News The worst Ebola outbreak in history is not yet over. While Ebola is no longer dominating headlines and nightly newscasts, global health care workers remain in West Africa fighting the [...]
St. Felicitas Catholic School in San Leandro recently held a dinner to celebrate the new scoreboard for the school gymnasium, purchased with $5,000 the school won in a contest hosted by Baymont Inn & Suites.
I am deeply honored to serve as the Superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District, and want to invite you to join me in reflecting on the first nine months I’ve been in this position [...]
By Jorge Lerma Latinos make up 41 percent of Oakland’s student population and are still overlooked and poorly represented in the policy and decision-making apparatus of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).
The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) has awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Richmond high school senior Maria Bernal, who is one of five students statewide recognized for academic achievement and their passion for community service.
For someone who does not understand unions and negotiations, it might appear perfectly innocent that the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) put a “polite invitation” on the teachers union Facebook page to read the school [...]