Many high-performing schools, including The College Preparatory School in Oakland, are helping students unwind from the rigors of academics and the pressures of teen life.
The storied center of Lake Merritt’s wildlife refuge closed for refurbishing last year. And it remains shuttered, raising doubts about its future.
The East Bay German International School appears to be thriving in its new location.
Alameda County’s Write to Read program has surprising results for incarcerated male teens at Camp Sweeney.
For a variety of reasons, Oakland schools have been shelving traditional textbooks in favor of other learning tools.
Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
In Oakland, where the shortage of language instructors is particularly acute, the school district has been recruiting teachers from Mexico and Spain.
California has launched a movement to help students understand climate change and human impacts on water and ecological systems.
Oakland City Councilmember Abel Guillen may take a prototype on the road to promote a new form of housing for homeless people.
Oakland Unified is planning to start school on Aug. 13 next year, and some parents and camp directors don’t like it.