Tag Archives: American Indian Public Charter School

AIMS community members hold posters and flyers to show their support for the schools during a March 20 OUSD meeting.

Awaiting a charter appeal, AIMS community finishes school year, uncertain of the future

The American Indian Model Schools (AIMS) community is counting down until the last day of school, June 30, which could be the last day of classes for the controversial three-school charter organization.
Board meeting attendees listen to former AIMS site administrator Jennifer Avelino during Sunday's board meeting. Avelino was fired Friday.

AIMS board members fire director; board president resigns

During a volatile meeting of the American Indian Model Schools (AIMS) board Friday, the board members lost two of the schools’ most fierce defenders: AIMS Director Sylvester Hodges was fired during a closed session, and...
AIMS board chairperson Jean Martinez looks on as attorney Paul Minney addresses the OUSD board at the Sept. 27 board meeting. Photo by Lauren Kawana.

American Indian Model Schools file response to allegations of financial, organizational misconduct

Administrators at the American Indian Model Schools—a set of three Oakland charter schools, two middle schools and one high school—responded late Monday night to a 1,080-page notice of violations given to them by the Oakland...