At GO, we believe that bringing together the knowledge, effort, and leadership of the Oakland community is the best way to work toward educational justice for all students. Teachers are an integral part of this community involvement.
by Robbie Torney
Hannah’s first day of teaching fourth grade was ‘a whirlwind of energetic joy and panicked mistakes.’ But with coaching and other supports… Read More
Ben Nussbaum, a Senior Teacher Policy Fellow, is a sixth grade humanities teacher at Greenleaf Elementary School in Oakland. We asked Ben to share some thoughts about his experience as a Fellow and about the GO Teacher Policy Fellowship in general.
To you, and others following this issue, it may seem like the teacher’s contract is constantly being renegotiated. This is basically true!