Oakland Unified School District, like districts across the country, is striving to improve academic performance and social outcomes for its students. Boosting attendance rates is a critical, and sometimes overlooked, part of this effort. Students can’t learn—at least what they Read more
by Jay Schenirer, Jonathan Raymond and Bina Lefkovitz Traditional summer school for teens has all but vanished in urban cities such as Sacramento over the last several years, the victim of recessionary funding cuts. Although all students benefit from robust Read more
Blankets of Love is a community service project in building character and compassion where students from kindergarten to high school put their hands and hearts together to make blankets for children in need. This year there are about 2,300 students Read more
During the National History Day Alameda County final Competition last Saturday in Oakland, Hopkins Junior High have 3 teams broke into the state final and 2 teams advanced as alternates.