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Teacher Corey Mason Advocates for Social Change

The El Cerrito High School instructor uses his classroom and the school’s radio station to effect social change.
November 8, 2018

RYSE Center Boosts Youth Toward Success

The Richmond center is changing the futures of many young people of color.
November 6, 2018

Cashing in on Education

California’s school bond system is dominated by well-funded private interests and plagued by a lack of oversight.
November 5, 2018

Using the Power of Hip-Hop

Oakland nonprofit Today’s Future Sound uses beat making to empower kids, veterans, and others.
October 5, 2018

A New High School Offers an Affordable Education for East Bay Kids

Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood provides tuition on a sliding scale and valuable work experience.
September 24, 2018

Learn the Craft of Sewing at Apparel Arts

The downtown Oakland program provides a rigorous level of instruction in a curriculum that’s self-paced.
September 21, 2018

Teens Reject Textbooks in Favor of Online Tools

And parents are struggling to keep up.
September 17, 2018

The Berkeley Schools Labor Caucus Is Another Voice for Teachers

The group formed several years ago in order to pressure the teachers’ union to take a tougher stance on protecting workers’ rights. Now, in light of a recent Supreme Court decision, they’re finally feeling more emboldened.
September 5, 2018

O’Dowd Drama Head Raises the Standard for High School Acting

With Dennis Kohles calling the shots for the Bishop O’Dowd High School drama department, amateur high school actors learn what it takes to become pros.
September 4, 2018

Can Oakland Unified Fix Its Finances?

Facing an $80 million budget deficit over the next three years, OUSD’s leaders are looking for structural solutions.
August 3, 2018