By Dan Siegel The debate over charter schools is waged on misleading and superficial grounds. According to the dominant narrative, the charter school discussion pits incompetent teachers championed by corrupt unions against sincere, committed parents [...]
The Oakland Unified School District has put its community engagement process on “reset” after plans to rebuild its central office complex blew up in its face amid community suspicions that the district was arranging to [...]
Teachers and others in the school community are complaining that Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Antwan Wilson’s administration is top-heavy with highly paid new administrators who had worked in Denver, CO public schools. <
Interim Replacement Heads Company Found Guilty of Bribery in San Diego The new administration of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) seems to be in a rush to replace the widely respected, longtime head [...]
The Oakland Unified School District’s three new school board members and newly hired superintendent have taken their positions just as two of the district’s most protracted conflicts are coming to a head – poorly paid [...]
Parents, students and community members are hoping the Oakland Unified School District will provide specifics about the new “redesign” process that will take place this spring at five flatland schools: Fremont, McClymonds and Castlemont High [...]
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 [...]
Parents, students, teachers and community members are struggling to understand exactly what the district has in mind for their schools after it announced the start of a “high quality” school redesign process at five Oakland [...]
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 [...]
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