Tag Archives: Education

A red car has the window open. A hand is holding a homemade cardboard sign that says "Fund Schools Not Police BLM"

Effort to get rid of police in Oakland schools gains momentum as Black Lives Matter protests continue

A local campaign led by Black activists in Oakland to transform OUSD by expelling school police is gaining momentum.
A smiling East Asian woman with a bob haircut and glasses is sitting at a large desk with several Chromebook laptops in front of her, plus a big monitor.

Teachers in East Oakland Rise to the Challenge Eight Weeks after School Closure

Two months into schools being closed, three East Oakland teachers say some students have yet to have internet access during this time, and how many students do not like online learning.
A diverse image with faces. They are in a Zoom or virtual web meeting to talk about the school district.

While Students Were Learning at Home, OUSD Board Gives Favorable Deal to Charter School on Public Land

View agendas, meeting details, and videos of past and present OUSD Board meetings here. The District is required to publicly notice meetings at least 24 hours in advance. In the midst of an unprecedented global[Read more]

Loyal To His Soil

Benito Daquipa, my grandfather, was born in a rocky hollow surrounded by tall hills covered with tall trees. The little hollow near the town of Corella on the island of Bohol in the southern Philippines[Read more]