Oakland public school families, this is for you! One of the most important jobs we have as parents and guardians is getting our children into the school that best meets their unique needs. In Oakland, you have the power to choose your child’s public school—and you can use it or lose it (time is limited!).
In a perfect world, OUSD and all charters would create a one-stop-shop for families to understand all of the school options available to them and to be able to complete a single application for all the schools they are interested in.
Until OUSD creates this service for families, GO will continue to help you navigate the different processes that exist to make it as easy as possible for you.
On October 11th, the Oakland Unified School Board will be providing direction to the Measure G1 Oversight Committee with regard to whether or not students in county-authorized charter schools should receive benefit from the G1 tax measure that our GO network helped develop and advocate for, and which was resoundingly passed last fall.
Today, the California Department of Education released the results of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, after a delay caused by a recently identified data issue.
Schools are the fabric of our neighborhoods and we believe that every student in Oakland has the right to a quality public education. We are capable of providing a premier education for all students.
But, to deliver on that right, leaders, educators, and the community have to work closely together to address the quality and equity gaps in our schools.
Como madre de dos estudiantes y cofundadora del programa United Families Building Community, de GO Oakland, estoy comprometida a informar a los padres con respecto… Read More