Tag Archives: Education

A large group holds signs that say support AROC

CA Dept. of Education May Reverse Course and Reinstate Arab American Studies in Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum

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.
A screen shot of a dozen diverse educators speaking during a Zoom for the Oakland Education Association.

Oakland Unified and Teachers’ Union Come to Agreement on Distance Learning

"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]
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.