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.”
The district hired more than 400 teachers before school started last week.
Oakland Unified is facing compliance deadlines to prove it is monitoring students at private special education schools.
The program uses parent-teacher teams to share information.
The weeklong challenge was organized to build empathy and spur action and sharing.
Harvard University is coordinating the initiative that includes six cities. .