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Blue Shield Makes a Promise to Oakland’s Youth

By providing mentors for Oakland Promise, Blue Shield is making differences in students’ lives.
March 01, 2020

Classrooms Head Into the Woods

Twenty-first century parents embrace the 19th-century idea of the forest school.
January 09, 2020

Outside School Uses Nature as the Classroom

On a typical day at Outside School, everyone meets in the parking lot at Alvarado Park then the class members hike and play observing the abundant wildlife until snack/storybook time. Adventuring continues until lunch at noon, with more stories, and, for the older kids, journaling.
January 09, 2020

Neptune Nature School Is a Coastal Classroom in Alameda

Teachers Barbara Bick and Dan Burr created Neptune Nature School, which adheres to a forest school philosophy, after an Alameda preschool closed its doors mid-season.
January 09, 2020

Is There a Bilingual Advantage to Ward off Dementia?

As the Alzheimer’s community heralds bilingual brains as mitigating dementia, some researchers suggest otherwise.
December 10, 2019

Rudsdale Newcomer High School Is a New Kind of School

Rudsdale Newcomer offers community and connection for migrant teens.
December 09, 2019

Oaklanders Learn Reading at the Laundromat

The Oakland Public Library’s Wash and Read program puts books into the hands of kids and adults doing their laundry at Family Laundry.
November 13, 2019

Salesforce Support Brings Positive Changes to OUSD

The district is getting $8.7 million this year for Oakland middle schools.
November 11, 2019

Krystell Guzman Uses Spanish Immersion to Empower Latina Immigrants

The entrepreneur has expanded her Spanish immersion preschool, La Plazita, to include after-school programs and camps, creating leaders and managers along the way.
October 04, 2019

Partners Is Not Your Ordinary Summer School

The mentoring program based at College Preparatory School empowers, motivates, and inspires its participating middle school students.
September 12, 2019

 

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