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College Prep’s STOak Program Takes Learning Beyond the Classroom

It pairs students according to their interests with real-life experiences at nonprofits dedicated 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 05, 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 04, 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 08, 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 07, 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 05, 2018

Dressed for Equality

Alameda’s new dress code riles the nation, but students are unruffled.
October 03, 2018

A New High School Offers an Affordable Education for East Bay Kids

Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood provides tuition on a sliding scale and valuable work experience.
September 24, 2018

Learn the Craft of Sewing at Apparel Arts

The downtown Oakland program provides a rigorous level of instruction in a curriculum that’s self-paced.
September 21, 2018