Two-term incumbent Jumoke Hinton Hodge is facing three challengers to represent District 3 on the Oakland Board of Education in a race that is focusing on the school board’s infatuation with charter schools, lack of [...]
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 [...]
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) administrators walked out of the most recent meeting of the district’s official special education Community Advisory Committee (CAC) after parents voted unanimously to criticize the district for moving ahead to [...]
McClymonds High School is making new waves with the reopening this week of its school pool this week, which has been shuttered for eight years. For community members who have mobilized to preserve [...]
By Jumoke Hinton Hodge, District 3 Oakland School Board Member The Oakland Post headline was shocking to say the least. There is nothing written or recorded stating schools would be turned over to charters in [...]
Concerned about the future of their local neighborhood school, parents, teachers, and alumni of McClymonds High School showed up at a community meeting Tuesday night in the school cafeteria, looking for answers from the school [...]
New Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Superintendent Antwan Wilson spoke Sunday at Back to School Youth Covering Worship service held by the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church at 3701 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland.
With more than 25,000 residents, West Oakland has long needed a grocery store offering fresh and nutritious food at affordable prices. People’s Grocery is 11-year non-profit based in West Oakland that focuses on community building [...]