Posts by Tag: #covid19

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

We went live on Facebook last night and our community stepped up!

Last night, I asked my husband to take our 3 children out of the house for an hour so that I could do something I’ve… Read More

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

Parent voice: Supporting students with disabilities, even during the COVID-19 closures.

As an Oakland mother of a child with a disability, I have learned how to be a fierce and loving parent advocate. I know that… Read More

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