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 [...]
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.
Disability Rights of California has filed a complaint against the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) on behalf of the district’s special education students, alleging that “OUSD’s policies and practices result in system-wide violations of the [...]
Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
By Jonathan Morales SF State is joining a national effort to help students with disabilities succeed in the classroom by improving schools’ abilities to serve them. Associate Professor of Special Education Susan Courey and Assistant [...]