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.
'Thrival Academies' program aims to expand to 100 Oakland Unified students next year and to launch in Indianapolis in 2018-19.
School officials, especially in California, are placing increased emphasis on respect for all students and civil discourse.
The district has had three superintendents in the past four years.
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 investigation concluded that the district violated federal education and disability law.
The program uses parent-teacher teams to share information.