A back-to-school night for students at Emiliano Zapata Street Academy in Oakland is more than just shining apples and tidying books. Instead, the students sit in on lectures, engage with their community and become prepared [...]
While Cal Maritime Academy (CMA) students are away for summer – on a two-month intensive maritime training cruise – high school students from Oakland and San Francisco fill their seats. &
Lance Jackson, a $30,000-a-month, $360,000-a-year consultant hired by the Oakland Unified School District, has entered his second school year at the helm of the district’s Facilities Planning and Management Department.
Black Women Stirring the Waters (BWSTW) is hosting a community forum, “When Violence Challenges the Education of Young African American Women,” Sunday, Nov. 15, 1:30 p.m. at Lake Park, 1850 Alice St. in Oakland.
Education union leaders from the 10 U.S. and Mexico border states met in Houston, Texas this week for the first in a series of bilateral conferences to work on ways to help children and their [...]
Courtesy of Richmond Standard As safety goggles awaited on nearby tables, the Lawrence Hall of Science educator attempted to sound as serious as possible about the upcoming experiment.
As an educator who has taught in Oakland for over a decade, Dr. Larry Moore saw a need for schools tailored to the study of theology.
Students at Bella Vista Elementary School in Oakland had a chance to get active in a youth football clinic with the Raiders on Monday, Oct. 19 at the 17th annual NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle.
Serena Witherspoon is a sociology major at Berkeley City College and is preparing to transfer to a university next fall. She would like to continue studying critically in order to fight for race, class [...]
For some students, high school can be a scary place. But it has been a new adventure full of experiences, opportunities and knowledge for Mya Moreno, Morgan Lawson, and Bianca Camello, students at Salesian [...]