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Jessica Stewart

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Our neighbors are in crisis. We need you to #GOGive today.

This is a scary and uncertain time for everyone. And for many of our most vulnerable families, it’s also about making the paycheck stretch another… Read More

Wow, the world has changed. Share an Appreciation. Share a Need.

This week, 50,000 Oakland students are waking up to a new routine. With schools closed our community is doing it’s part to slow the spread… Read More

NEW VIDEO: The people power behind GO Public Schools

Do you know who GO Public Schools Oakland is? Who, and how many people are in our network? Who are our team members? At GO, we know that our identities and our experiences… Read More

Grand Jury: “OUSD’s Broken Culture: Millions Wasted Each Year”

On Monday, the Alameda Grand Jury issued a scathing report looking at OUSD’s fiscal practices and raising serious concerns about the district’s stewardship of public… Read More

Looking to the future, and welcoming new leaders

From the beginning, we came together at GO around the belief that every child in our community deserves the kind of education that gives her… Read More

Real Talk: A Year in Review + Where We’re Headed

This week we’re celebrating the Class of 2019, their accomplishments, and the future ahead. At GO, we’re taking the time to recognize all students, parents,… Read More

Breaking: Oakland Teachers’ Strike Ends with Tentative Agreement

Today after seven days, the Oakland teachers’ strike is on track to come to an end as the parties announced a tentative agreement. All of… Read More

ED Corner: OUSD’s Budget Status—It’s Complicated

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Jessica Stewart. I’m a former OUSD teacher, organizer, mom of two young kids (one of whom is headed to kindergarten next year!), and one of the founding members of GO Public Schools. I’ve been working with GO for a decade since we started organizing in the Fall of 2008. This past June, I took on the role of Executive Director of the Oakland team.

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