A front-page article published recently in the New York Times examines the battle in Oakland over the growing power of corporate-backed charter schools, which the Times says could impact the future of public education across [...]
Westlake Middle School students, parents and teachers are angry and confused after learning in the past week that the district has decided to “co-locate” a charter school onto their campus and remove their beloved principal, [...]
By Jorge Lerma A disturbing new video has surfaced showing security guards at Fremont High in Oakland roughing up and handcuffing a student in the school’s [...]
By Roseann Torres As a Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education member for the past three years representing District 5, I have remained committed to the basic reason I ran for the [...]
Two whistleblowing teachers at the Oakland Charter Academy, part of the Amethod Public Schools network, are alleging that they were fired without notice on the last day before Christmas vacation after they complained that the [...]
By Patrick Walsh Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) recently published its annual “Enrollment Options Guide,” which was intended to be a resource for local families. However, the publication contained numerous errors and excluded [...]
By Ismael F. Armendariz, Jr. Over the past week there has been a lot of discussion about the ways in which charter schools serve students with learning differences.
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oakland (OUSD) por primera vez, ha incluido las escuelas charter en su catálogo anual de opciones de escuelas para padres – publicitando muchas charters que no ofrecen servicios para los [...]
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) for the first time has included charter schools in its annual catalog of school choices for parents – advertising many charters that do not offer services for special education [...]
Members of the Board of Education and community activists are raising concerns about how Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Supt. Antwan Wilson is funding the overhaul of the school enrollment process.