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To ensure that every student, in all 78 square miles of Oakland, has access to world-class public schools.

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Stopping the School-to-Prison Pipeline

In light of recent national reports on continued disparities in school discipline, we look at suspension rates in Oakland public schools. Let’s see what the national reports say and how Oakland is doing.

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A conversation with Bridges at Melrose principal Anita Comelo

In this #OakSDL conversation, we sit down with Anita Comelo is the Bridges @ Melrose principal and
where she actually started as sub three decades ago. Topics include how she got to where she is today,; how OUSD has changed since she was a student at Oakland High; Bridges’ aspirational outcomes for the next 5 years; and the need for more resources across our public education system.

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