A group of Oakland parents and community members held a press conference and rally this week at Oakland Unified School District headquarters calling on voters and candidates to reject the influence of out-of-town billionaires who [...]
The East Oakland school board District 7 race, which includes Castlemont High, Brookfield Elementary and Elmhurst Community Prep, has become a focus of the national battle over the future of public education, judging by the [...]
Incumbents will be facing newcomers for four seats on the seven-member Oakland Board of Education that will be on the November ballot. Great Oakland (GO) Public Schools, whose political advocacy group, has been a [...]
A majority of City Council members are determined to find the money in the city budget to save the neighborhood job centers in East, West and Central Oakland that serve unemployed and underemployed workers.
When the Oakland Unified School District is making big decisions that affect the lives of students and families and the future of schools – such as the reorganization of special education that is now underway [...]
By Chris Jackson When I worked for the state legislature, a member once told an overly ambitious guy that there are those who get into politics to be someone and those who get into politics [...]