About 30 percent of Oakland students attend charter schools – one of the highest concentrations of charter students in the state.
Will social and emotional learning turn out to be just a fad? Researchers propose strategies to prevent that fate.
School boards hope that superintendents with ties to their districts will reduce the churn in leadership.
The pilot Thrival World Academies program, which took 11 Oakland high school students to Thailand for three months, hopes to expand to 25 students next year.
The National Math + Science Initiative program has led to improved Advanced Placement test scores in more than 725 schools in 34 states over three years.
A national nonprofit visits Oakland to distribute free books to elementary students.
Many district officials are encouraging teachers to engage students in discussion.
The approach encourages hands-on learning through experiments.
Oakland needs a superintendent deeply rooted in the community who will stay on the job for the next 10 years.
School officials, especially in California, are placing increased emphasis on respect for all students and civil discourse.
The Oakland superintendent is the only California leader who is part of the national coalition.
It is the first statewide school construction bond measure since 2006.
Educators are more focused on how students and teachers interact.
About 700 schools entered the competition to “reimagine high school.”