Posts by Tag: #covid19

35 fewer school days for Oakland kids?!

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Over a month into the school year, teachers, students, and families are starting to settle into new routines of distance learning.… Read More

4,500 Oakland parents have spoken about plans for the fall

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Over 4,500 Oakland families have raised their voices through the #SchoolAfterCOVID survey to demand effective and consistent distance learning experiences for… Read More

Tunisia’s Story: One family’s experience with distance learning

As our community and the nation faces both the pandemic and the massive protests against police brutality demanding real and deep change, meaningful milestones continue to… Read More

Share Your Voice: How Should Oakland Schools Come Back from COVID-19?/Comparta su voz: ¿Cómo deberían regresar las escuelas de Oakland después de COVID-19?

There are so many choices ahead for our Town about how to safely reopen schools and serve students, and family voices must be part of… Read More

COVID-19 Learning Loss will be Devastating/La pérdida de aprendizaje de COVID-19 será devastadora

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The sudden school closures and new reality of distance learning has impacted every student, parent, and educator in our city. In… Read More

Interview: Immigrant communities overcoming COVID challenges

I began my career as a bilingual ESL teacher in a large high school in Miami. Many of my students had recently immigrated from Central… Read More

Stimulus checks are going out today!


Since the mandated shelter-in-place order, Oakland families have been grappling with this new reality. Whether it’s figuring out how to best… Read More

What can parents expect from teachers during COVID closures?

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Just because school is closed, doesn’t mean learning can stop. The unanticipated closure of schools has sent districts across the country… Read More

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