For many of us, perhaps even most of us, the opportunity to go to college is a way to disconnect, even if ever so slightly,..
Tony Thurmond was sworn in Monday morning as state superintendent of public instruction at a ceremony attended by several hundred people in the auditorium of..
With gentrification making it increasingly harder to thrive in their hometown, many Oakland youth, in particular, are struggling to see a path to the future...
Oakland public school parents were shocked to learn this week that the school district is considering a data-sharing agreement with a charter school industry nonprofit..
Parents, students and teachers from Roots International Academy at 66th Avenue and International Boulevard in East Oakland turned out for the Oakland Board of Education..
The announcement that the Oakland Unified School District is planning to close up to 24 schools in the next few years, starting with Roots International..
Everyone loves a field trip; museums take on new appeal to those who might not visit them otherwise; historical sights and trips to..
Oakland’s Youth Poet Laureate program is a citywide effort to celebrate literacy through poetry and connect young writers to far-reaching opportunities. Each year the program..