Tag Archives: Teachers

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 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 Place Where Community Happens

“We’re all different, but we all have that love for Sequoia.” -Zachary Hile At the risk of missing the start of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, several generations of Sequoia students, families, and staff[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]