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Thomas Maffai

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Focused on students: charter and district leaders collaborate on school quality tools

Last week, over 60 parents, educators, and community members gathered to help OUSD leaders answer one question: How do we define a “quality school” in… Read More

Recent protests call for status quo when radical change is needed

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This week’s education news coverage has been dominated by the protests by a small group of Kaiser Elementary parents and OEA… Read More

Video: Is OUSD Saving Too Much $$ or Too Little?

Recently, OUSD closed their financial books for the 2018-2019 school year. One important piece of good news on the budget is that the district has… Read More

Recent protests call for status quo when radical change is needed

This week’s education news coverage has been dominated by the protests by a small group of Kaiser Elementary parents and OEA organizers against the board’s… Read More

Building the Bridge Between the System and Families

I am new to the GO Public Schools Oakland team, but I am not new to education politics and policy. 
I began my career as… Read More

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