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How we choose to spend our education dollars (Community Voices)

Last month, the publication Education Week released its annual “Quality Counts” report that, not surprisingly, showed once again California is at the very bottom in the nation for  per-pupil spending....
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Blended Learning in Oakland Schools (Community Voices)

When I attended elementary school some 30-odd years ago, my classmates and I would sit in neatly arranged rows of desks and listen as our teacher would stand in front of the blackboard and put forth her best...
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A plea for change in OUSD (Community Voices)

By Brian Rogers, Executive Director of Rogers Family Foundation Last month, the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) were released. The NAEP, oftentimes referred to as “The...