More than 1,000 high-achieving Oakland students were honored this week at the 2014 African-American Honor Roll celebration, hosted by the Oakland Unified School District’s Office of African-American Male Achievement (AAMA). Held Monday at Acts Full [...]
While America’s public schools are becoming increasingly more diverse, a new report released by the Center for American Progress finds that nearly every state is experiencing a large and growing teacher diversity gap, or a [...]
Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]
By Cathy Cockrell The spirit of revival and rebirth was evoked at last Saturday’s Renaissance Gala, a fundraiser benefiting the Department of African American Studies and scholarships for African American students at UC Berkeley.
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News An unprecedented alliance formed among four West Coast universities aims to remedy a seemingly intractable nationwide problem: Too few underrepresented minority Ph.D. students in the mathematical, physical and computer [...]
By Howard FullerBlack Alliance for Educational Options This piece is being written in celebration of National School Choice Week It is extremely important for all of us who support parent choice to celebrate School Choice [...]
Parents, teachers, and school administrators learned about “School Options for African American Families” with guest speaker Dr. Howard Fuller, co-founder of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, at an event held last Saturday at Claremont [...]