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We’ve been thinking a lot about teacher retention ever since our Celebrate Oakland Teachers Night (plus all those news reports about California’s dire teacher shortage)- so we dug deeper. See what questions we are asking and what the data points to for answers.
Did you miss the Celebrate Our Teacher night on February 7? Check out images and learn about this successful night of fun for Oakland teachers!
We hope a deep dive into the last 50 years of OUSD superintendents will shed some light on important patterns or trends that might help inform our current search.
Part 2 of learning about OUSD’s use of of the School Performance Framework (SPF). This time, who’s improving…and who’s getting left behind?
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!”