Oakland Voices alumnus (2017-2018 cohort) has been accepted to several UC’s, and will be attending Berkeley in the Fall. Barba is Editor-in-Chief at the Peralta Citizen at Laney College. Barba said, “being a high school[Read more]
Oakland School for the Arts Digital Media student William Truong shares photo essay on Melrose Branch of Oakland Public Libraries.
"For the first time in my years of teaching, I taught “sedition,” “insurrection,” “coup d’état,” and “treason.""
An East Oakland school that formerly resembled a prison, according to some, now has a state-of-the-art campus.
Oakland Voices spoke with some teachers about the challenges and surprises of distance learning.
Managing distance learning with five children.
"It shouldn’t be a struggle. I shouldn’t have to go through no sleep and a migraine because I have a child with autism." - Dina Kenna, parents of two elementary-school children.
if passed, what would Oakland's new school bond measure do?
After deleting all references to Arab American Studies and Pacific Islander Studies in the CA Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC), the state is likely to reinstate both in the next revised version of the curriculum.
"We will continue to work to improve crisis distance learning and organize to get the funding and resources for a safe school reopening. We have an opportunity to make schools better than they were pre-COVID.”[Read more]