A decade ago, school board elections in Oakland were a quieter matter than they are now. Most elections involved a single candidate running uncontested in… Read More
Read the East Bay Times’ Oakland school board endorsements
The East Bay Times, the largest newspaper in the East Bay, has made its endorsements for… Read More
Check out this video of Griselda McCoy, a Rise/New Highland parent and Families in Action leader talking about why she supports James Harris in the… Read More
James has continued to push conversations in service of students, continually keeping his eye toward the big picture and quality education for all Oakland students. And alongside those conversations, James is thoughtful and deliberate in his decisions.
Four years later, I more than trust Mr. Harris. I love what he has done for our students and families. I feel connected to James because he shows up every time for our children.
A vote in the Oakland school board election is one of the most powerful votes that most of us will have. One neighborhood – even… Read More
Exciting things are happening in Oakland’s public schools. Graduation rates are at some of their highest levels in years, due in large part to the success of some of our most traditionally underserved groups, like English Language Learners, students with disabilities, and foster youth.
As part of our 2016 school board candidate endorsement process, GO Public Schools Oakland Advocates asked each candidate to complete a questionnaire. This year, we… Read More