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KQED American Graduate Education Town Hall

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Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) Oakland,CA Get Tickets     KQED, 100 Black Men of the BayAreaCommunitySchool, OaklandUnifiedSchool Districtand OUSD Office of African American Male Achievement invite you to join us on Thursday, September … Continue reading »


Oakland Local: Education Voices: Safe routes to schools are elusive in Oakland

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June 27, 2013 By Barbara Grady, Irene and Jon Leckie Kahmaria Adams, 15, listens to gospel music on her commute to school through the harrowing streets of East Oakland. She takes two city buses to get from home to Piedmont … Continue reading »


100 Black Men Community School of the Bay Area

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KQED will be working with the 100 Black Men Community of the Bay Area on an upcoming Teacher Town Hall on September 12, 2013. The videos were created by Joshua Alexander to showcase the continued impact that the 100 Black … Continue reading »


New Initiative Aims to Double Percentage of Oakland Youth Reading on Grade Level by the End of Third Grade by 2020

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PRESS CONFERENCE: MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 AT 10:30 AM; Oakland Marriott City Center (1001 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607) New Initiative Aims to Double Percentage of Oakland Youth Reading on Grade Level by the End of Third Grade by 2020 City … Continue reading »


Oakland Local: OUSD names new school board member

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June 13, 2013 The OUSD school board just voted to appoint Anne Campbell-Washington to represent District 4, given former board member Gary Yee’s appointment as Acting Superintendent. Anne Campbell-Washington is the mother of two OUSD kids and a longtime Oakland … Continue reading »


Newshour: To Lower Dropout Rates, Finding Potential Where Support Systems Are Lacking

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June 7, 2013


Oakland Local: From prison to Phi Theta Kappa: How one Oakland youth is helping change the juvenile justice system

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June 6, 2013 By Jon Leckie When Jonathan Roach graduated from high school, he was thirsty for higher education, but as an inmate in Alameda County’s Juvenile Hall, the opportunity didn’t exist. Yet despite his lack of resources, Roach became … Continue reading »


Oakland Tribune: Oakland: Claremont Middle finds success with twin principals

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May 30, 2013 By Maya Mirsky OAKLAND — As Reginald Richardson, co-principal at Claremont Middle School, walks down the hall, he stops constantly — to hug a staff member, shake hands with a parent, high-five a student and stop another … Continue reading »


Oakland Tribune: East Oakland program helps youth become `agents of change'

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April 19, 213 By Katherine Brown In looking at the negative perception many people have of East Oakland, one would think that there was no opportunity for success, especially among youth. With limited resources and outlets to support youth in … Continue reading »


The California Report: South L.A. Foster Kid Faces Uncertain Future

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May 3, 2013 Coriah Welch has about 20 colleges to choose from after she graduates. But the decision is a difficult one. For the last few years, Welch has been raising three of her four half-brothers in their foster home … Continue reading »