Former member of the Oakland Board of Education Alice Spearman died on Tuesday, May 26. She was 63. Spearman died of complications following a heart attack in March.
The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant to expand career-based education to over 2,700 at-risk students in the East Bay through the California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT).
The California Alliance of African American Educators (CAAAE) has received a Super Bowl 50 Fund Playmaker grant for extraordinary community efforts and community impact. The award also recognizes the outstanding contributions of Gloria Whitaker-Daniels, [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley researchers have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, [...]
For the fourteenth straight year, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is celebrating the academic accomplishments of African American students across the district. Over the 2014-15 school year more than 1,000 African American students, between [...]
The John George Democratic Club recently recognized two West Oakland students – fifth grader Alexis McCain and sixth grader Yahya Munsar – for their winning contributions to the club’s annual art and essay contest. &n
By Yahya Munsar, winner of the John George Award “Black Lives Matter” – we’ve heard it many times, but what does it actually mean?
Jonathan Brumfield, an Oakland artist and educator, spoke on behalf of graduate students at San Francisco State University’s Commencement on Friday, May 22. Brumfield acknowledged the students whose protests in the late 1960s resulted [...]
Damian Mackey is a man that will never give up and always works hard to make a change. As principal of James Logan High School, Mackey started a movement by organizing a group of [...]
City Attorney Dennis Herrera has launched an outreach program to identify and compensate eligible beneficiaries of his office’s settlement agreement with the Education Management Corporation, the parent company of Art Institute of California-San Francisco.