A letter to the Oakland community from GO Public School's Executive Director Jonathan Klein.
We need your help to identify a leader with both a strong commitment to children and public schools - and the skills to be an effective member of the school board.
On March 20, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released "Teacher Quality Roadmap: Improving Policies and Practices in Oakland," an in-depth study that examines teacher quality policies and practices in the Oakland Unified School District.
By Marc Tafolla
Oakland Public Schools: 1999-2012 Academic Performance Index Changes
By Jonathan Klein
This week, our city inaugurated a new school board and welcomed in two new members. Our school board is such a powerful institution -- the board can hire and fire the superintendent, set a nearly $600 million budget, and ensure high standards for all students.