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Learn about OUSD’s use of of the School Performance Framework (SPF) – a snapshot of how schools are doing. SPF is an easier, visual, way to understand the current state and trajectory of OUSD schools.
Monday was MLK Jr.’s birthday. Tomorrow, Trump will be inaugurated. This is a pivotal moment. We share challenges, solutions, and bookend it with favorite Dr. King “tweets”.
We are excited to share this last post in our three-part blog series about 2016 SBAC results for subpopulations in Oakland public schools. We’ll focus on Latino and African American students, two groups of students who historically have been underserved.
School enrollment can be a unsettling time for public school families in Oakland. Fortunately, this year will be better for families. Oakland public schools have begun to modernize the enrollment process to make it more accessible, transparent, and equitable. Read about the highlights!
This is our second in our series on SBAC and we will dive into schools with High English Learners to see who is doing well for that subgroup, which across the city comprises 30% of our public school students.
Check out our new blog series, CRUNCHED! This is adata-driven approach to important, relevant questions facing Oakland public schools. We are excited to share our analysis of SBAC and the implications for Oakland schools. “Happy Data Diving!”
No matter who is elected President, life in Oakland is not a reality show, especially when it comes to our public schools. It’s times like this when we especially appreciate being part of our vibrant Oakland public education ecosystem, with so many like-minded souls. We have found inspiration and motivation from the wisdom of our community.
Teachers have been personally affected by the skyrocketing costs of housing in Oakland. We know there is no “silver bullet” will fix this complex problem. But, on November 8, there is an opportunity to vote on 3 local ballot measures that aim to increase affordable housing. Learn more!
Check out how Oakland teacher propose to help other educators grow in their careers. This is a critical part of opportunities employee satisfaction.
Teamwork is critical to teacher success and satisfaction and we are excited to announce the two grant teams implementing their ideas for cultivating teamwork.