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Is There a Bilingual Advantage to Ward off Dementia?

As the Alzheimer’s community heralds bilingual brains as mitigating dementia, some researchers suggest otherwise.
December 10, 2019

Rudsdale Newcomer High School Is a New Kind of School

Rudsdale Newcomer offers community and connection for migrant teens.
December 9, 2019

Welcome to the Island. Good Luck Hiring Teachers

AUSD’s new superintendent assumed his new position just in time to preside over the district’s labor negotiations.
November 13, 2019

Improving Pay for Teachers

The AUSD board contemplates a new parcel tax to raise teachers’ salaries.
October 7, 2019

Partners Is Not Your Ordinary Summer School

The mentoring program based at College Preparatory School empowers, motivates, and inspires its participating middle school students.
September 12, 2019

Ashley Chu Wins $40K From Amazon

The Alameda High School senior plans to major in computer science at UC Berkeley and is doing her part to bring more women into technology.
June 10, 2019

What’s Next for Alameda Schools?

A more activist school board with interest in managing the district’s business says so long to Superintendent Sean McPhetridge.
June 5, 2019

Affordable SAT Prep for All

Khan Academy partners with College Board to close the opportunity gap on standardized college test preparation.
May 15, 2019

Photography and Writing Project Recognizes Alameda Teachers

Photographer Anne Kohler and sophomore Joy Diamond team up for Teachers of Alameda, an essay and social media project to support and advocate for Island teachers.
February 13, 2019

Oakland Schools Go Back to the Future With Vo-Tech

Oakland has revitalized its vocational tech programs, recognizing that the “college-for-all” craze failed to train youth for well-paying, skilled-trades jobs.
February 13, 2019