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Raiders Name Castlemont’s Ed Washington, “Coach of the Week”

Ed Washington, from Castlemont High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School “Coach of the Week” winner. The Knights defeated Emery High School in dominant defensive fashion, not allowing a second half score. Castlemont [...]
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School District Curriculum Website Still Offline in Censorship Dispute with Teachers

Oakland teachers are still waiting to see if the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will re-establish a curriculum website that provided federally funded history curriculum units that encouraged students to study and evaluate social justice [...]
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Special Ed Student Languishes After Berkeley High Takes Away Instructional Aide

Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
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New Children’s Book Celebrates Civil Rights Movement

Beginning in December of 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was one of the most important catalysts for radically charging the American civil rights movement. A language arts teacher in Atlanta, Yolanda L. Everett knows that [...]
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Japanese Confinement Historical Exhibit at The San Joaquin County Historical Museum

The Art of Survival: Enduring the Turmoil of Tule Lake is a traveling exhibition by fine art photographer Hiroshi Watanabe that probes the complexity of the Japanese American confinement site in Newell, California.Tule Lake became [...]