About 30 percent of Oakland students attend charter schools – one of the highest concentrations of charter students in the state.
Jeff Duncan-Andrade, an associate professor and school teacher and leader in Oakland, says a focus on equity could lead to a renaissance in education.
Next Generation Science Standards aim to reach minorities, English learners and others underrepresented in science fields.
The union seeks changes in discipline of black males, cultural training for teachers.
Black students and disabled students have the highest suspension rates.