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McClymonds High School in Oakland.

Lack of Transparency in School Redesign Process, Says McClymonds Community

One of the five schools that Oakland Unified School District plans to totally transform is McClymonds High School in West Oakland, where many in the school community are saying they are still confused about what [...]
Supt. Antwan Wilson and Board President James Harris at a school board meeting. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Debate Heats Up Over Five Oakland Schools – Superintendent Walks Out of Board Meeting

A conflict has broken out between Supt. Antwan Wilson and the majority on the Oakland Board of Education over the fate of five flatland public schools and the meaning of the policy governing the quality [...]
McClymonds High School in Oakland.

Castlemont, Fremont and McClymonds High Schools Slated to Be Turned into Charters

Many long-time educators and Oakland parents are raising serious questions about a new Oakland Unified School District plan to turn over five schools – including three East and West Oakland high schools – to charters [...]
Oakland high school students stood in front of the OUSD office building in downtown Oakland Wednesday protesting the non-indictment of police officers in the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Photo by Ken Epstein.

High School Students Walk Out, Saying: “Graduations, Not Funerals”

Wanting their voices to be heard in the rising protests against police impunity, high school students walked out of school and protested Wednesday in front of the office building at 1000 Broadway where the Oakland [...]
L to R, back row: Ayo Lewis, recipient of the 2012 Perfect Score Award, with this year’s award recipients Anton Walker, Jaylen Thompson, Cami Smith-Dahl, Tyler French, Luseni Monya-Tambi, James Alexander, Desonn Shipp, Elise Bourelly, Asha Dunn, and Sanaa Howell; front row: Gabrielle Ricks, Benjamin Wilson-Ripsom, Niera Thompson, Syler Bryant, Dominic Macmillan, Malik Ewing, Steven Edwards, Nicholas Pinon, Lewis Bowen, Tariyah Morris, and Damion Lyons. Photo courtesy of OUSD Office of African American Male Achievement.

African American Students in Oakland Awarded for Perfect Scores on State Test

Celebrating the excellence of 21 African American students who achieved 100 percent on the California Standards Test (CST), the Oakland Unified School District Office of African American Male Achievement (AAMA) held its 4th annual Perfect [...]