Tag Archives: Oakland Schools

KQED Education: Oakland Schools Providing Education--and Health Care

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November 2, 2012 By Caitlin Esch In Oakland, schools are partnering with community health organizations to open clinics on campuses. On Thursday, the district celebrated its 14th such opening at West Oakland Middle School.  KQED’s Caitlin Esch visited a school-based clinic that … Continue reading »


Mercury News: Election 2012: Oakland schools get out the youth vote

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November 1, 2012 By Katy Murphy This week, a group of boisterous teenagers marched down to a ballot box a few blocks from their school. The first-time voter contingent and their sign-holding supporters whooped and chanted all the way to … Continue reading »


Contra Costa Times: Education Report: 13 Oakland schools to lose a teacher because of bad enrollment projections

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October 10, 2012 By Katy Murphy This year, 14 teachers are being moved to other schools, a process known as “consolidation,” because fewer students enrolled in a particular school than the district expected, the Oakland school district has reported. Enrollment … Continue reading »


SFGate: Oakland Measure J to upgrade school kitchens

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October 11, 2012 By Katharine Mieszkowski Public schools in Oakland are looking for major kitchen remodeling with a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot. If approved, Measure J would authorize the Oakland Unified School District to issue as much as $475 … Continue reading »