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East Bay Charter Schools Unionize

Will charters still be viewed as the model for reforming public schools?
May 30, 2016

Rancor Over Alameda School Fences

Not everyone likes the notion of 6-foot chain-link fences erected at Alameda schools, though some parents think the district has taken too long on the security measure.
May 30, 2016

School Enrollment Shakeup

The Oakland school board is weighing a controversial plan that would make it easier for parents to enroll their kids in charter schools.
May 27, 2016

Alameda Mom Wants School to Start Later

After researching teens’ sleep habbits, Karie Frasch petitions the school board to start school no earlier than 8:30 a.m. to improve learning outcomes. The district is studying it.
May 4, 2016

Noor Hezam Bridges a Cultural Gap

An Arabic-speaking teaching paraprofessional from Yemen takes new families under her wing at Ruby Bridges.
April 20, 2016

Christine Chilcott Needs Teachers’ Help

Paying teachers skilled in Common Core to train their counterparts outside the classroom is one way to better assist learners
February 16, 2016

Making Contact Uses Radio to Amplify the Voiceless

Giving voices to the voiceless is the primary goal of Making Contact, a 29-minute public affairs program produced by the National Radio Project in Oakland.
January 30, 2016

Making Gains Ground in Alameda

The Alameda Makers Consortium held a recent Makers Meet & Greet to explore creating an ecosystem of making to embrace the Island’s countless inventors, tinkerers, and hobbyists engaged in all types of do-it-yourself projects.
January 12, 2016

Education Angel Bridges the Gaps

The Alameda Education Foundation helps Alameda public school students receive a richer education experience.
December 10, 2015

Better Lunches Land in Alameda Schools

Eliodoro Garcia, the new district cook, brings culinary talents and wholesome ingredients to lunch trays.
December 1, 2015