By Brittany Chambers, MPH, CHES Despite the decline of adolescent pregnancy rates in Alameda County, it remains an issue among youth of color and those from disadvantaged communities.
Coach Ben Tapscott and a host of Mack alumni are mobilizing community-wide support to address the Oakland Unified School District and Superintendent Antwan Wilson on a campaign to keep McClymonds High School open. Alumni [...]
The Oakland school district is doing parent outreach and conducting a publicity campaign to let families know that the first day of school is earlier than usual this year – Monday, Aug. 24.
By Michael B Hudson, CMT Integration Inc. Having the opportunity to utilize current technology in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is always a good thing. The recent landmark partnership between OUSD [...]
Betsy Schulz, who has taught generations of high school students at Oakland Emiliano Zapata Street Academy, has retired after 42 years Schulz began her teaching career at the small alternative school, [...]
By Quenajonay Frazier, Green & Gold Fremont High will no longer be Fremont High after next year — it will be called Innovation School of Oakland. This change is one of many outlined [...]
City of Oakland, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and Alameda County Community Food Bank recently announced joint summer meal programs to provide local children free breakfast, lunch and snack during the school break.
Several members of the Oakland Board of Education are balking at a proposal of the Oakland Unified School District administration to place a charter high school on the same campus as Westlake Middle School, leading [...]
Several local Latino organizations filed a complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Civil Rights against the Oakland Unified School District for failing to provide adequate education to English Language Learner students.
Despite vocal opposition of some community residents, the Oakland Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to demolish Marcus Foster School in West Oakland and build an industrial-style kitchen to provide healthy meals to [...]