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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

College Prep’s STOak Program Takes Learning Beyond the Classroom

It pairs students with nonprofits dedicated to the issues and causes the students care about.
January 14, 2019

The Bay Area Music Program Soars at Maya Lin

It’s grown from a tiny choral program to a major musical ensemble and continues to expand.
December 17, 2018

Will Alameda Consolidate Its Two High Schools?

A discussion about consolidating Alameda and Encinal high schools has revived old questions of inequity in the Island’s school system.
December 5, 2018

Should Oakland Schools Finally Try to Integrate?

OUSD, like the city itself, is highly segregated. But unlike Berkeley, Oakland has never attempted to desegregate its public schools.
December 4, 2018

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

Removing the Hate from Haight

Students, parents, and staff are scheduled to vote this month for a new name for Henry Haight Elementary School.
November 7, 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

Dressed for Equality

Alameda’s new dress code riles the nation, but students are unruffled.
October 3, 2018