After gathering 170 signed letters addressed to OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson, Santa Fe CAN had the chance Thursday to make their case to the superintendent to re-open Santa Fe Elementary.
Oakland's school board meeting focused on Superintendent Antwan Wilson's strategic plan "Pathway to Excellence."
Santa Fe CAN Education Committee is working to re-open an elementary school that was closed in 2011 because of low enrollment. Members say the number of neighborhood children is up, but the future of the...
On Saturday, the African-American Male Achievement Office hosted Oakland's first GradNation event to increase graduation rates for young men of color.
Teachers, supporters and parents from Vincent Academy officially marked the start of construction on their new school location with a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday afternoon.
Without the cells of Henrietta Lacks, the world would have no polio vaccine, cancer treatments, or in-vitro fertilization. This year, Samuel Merritt University will learn about her life as one community, and through it important...
Oakland Unified School District welcomes three unofficial new school board directors.
An Oakland pop-up cafe seeks to utilize a recipe-for-success to brighten futures for local girls and young women.
The Oakland Unified School District Board of Education approved two charter school petitions Wednesday night: Castlemont Junior Academy and the Conservatory of Vocal and Instrumental Arts (COVA) High School.
Many local pediatricians are working to improve their caregiving services by treating toddlers' teeth and educating parents about the importance of oral health.
Oakland Unified School District pioneered "California Thursdays," a program through which schools across the district serve lunches sourced entirely from in-state producers one day a week. Last Thursday, organizers welcomed 14 more districts from across...
Measure N, a schools tax designed to better help Oakland students prepare for future jobs, passed with the necessary margin of votes on Tuesday.
As Oakland residents take to the polls on election day, one group casts their vote -- for the first time.
Measure N is a parcel tax that, if passed on Tuesday, would direct funds towards college and career preparation programs in Oakland's high schools.
Three Oakland school board members are vacating their spots on the Board of Education this fall, making room for a field of first-time school board candidates racing toward the November 4 election.
Kemish Rosales spent the summer of 2012, the one between his junior and senior year of high school, learning how to remove hard drives and disk drives safely, rebooting computers, installing software, cleaning mice and...