Several hundred students, parents and teachers held a rally and marched through the streets of East Oakland this week to demonstrate their solidarity with the teachers’ union in its contract negotiations with the school district [...]
By Thomas Levy, UC Berkeley News Eleven-year-old Jasper Bagley has been buggy about insects since he was 5 and saw the documentary, Lord of the Ants, about Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson, the world’s [...]
Officials of the Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) have announced a groundbreaking effort to identify the causes of disparities in school discipline by examining the subtle, complex, and often-unintentional ways in which race, disability and [...]
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 [...]
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.
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).
A group of 17 South African teachers will come to McClymonds High School this Friday for an evening of music, performance, food, culture, and fun entitled “UBUNTU: South Africa Comes to Mack,” organized by the [...]
The Educational Coalition for Hispanics in Oakland (ECHO) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) on Saturday, March 28 will honor over 1,700 Latino Students who have maintained a Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of [...]
Homeless youth across California would have greater access to the high school proficiency and equivalency exams under new legislation introduced by Senator Mark Leno. Senate Bill 252 would prohibit the Department of Education or testing [...]