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Bobby Jordan

Posts by Bobby Jordan

Welcome Nima Tahai to the GO Oakland Team

Nima Tahai will join the GO team this summer as Director of Education Leadership in Oakland.
Nima has served as principal at Garfield Elementary for… Read More

WHY I TEACH: Ron Towns

“Teaching is a political act, through which I can counteract the institutions and structures that prevent the kids who I serve and their families from… Read More

Advancing Democracy in Education: GO Receives Prestigious Award

GO Public Schools Oakland was honored Thursday with the prestigious Making Democracy Work Award from the League of Women Voters of Oakland.
“GO has broken… Read More

Support Your Child: A Quick Guide to Oakland Public Schools

There are over 49,000 kids enrolled in 123 public schools across Oakland. Navigating Oakland’s public education system can be a challenging process, but equipped with the right tools, the journey for families can be much simpler

About Our Funding

GO Public Schools Oakland is very grateful to have received funding from the following foundations:
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Chamberlin Family Foundation
The… Read More

SBAC Season is Here

The “Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium” (SBAC) tests measure student learning according to the new Common Core State Standards, which were created to ensure that all… Read More

Navigating Your Child’s Journey to College and Beyond

The journey for your student’s path to college doesn’t start in high school. It begins in pre-school.
Innovate Public Schools has provided a number of… Read More

Enrolling in Oakland’s Early Childhood Education

Did you know that children can already be 18 months behind academically upon entering kindergarten? Or that students who are not reading proficiently by the… Read More

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