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2014-11-14 16:27:22

Advanced Technology Will Facilitate an Enriched Learning Environment and Help Oakland Deliver Quality Education Across More Than 100 Sites OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

2010-04-16 14:15:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, hundreds of high school students joined together at the Fremont Federation of High Schools - College Prep and Architecture Academy, Mandela High, Media College Prep, Robeson School of Visual & Performing Arts - for a Healthy Oakland Schools celebration that included a "Ready, Set, Jamba Jump" jump rope event and student forum with motivational speaker Stedman Graham.

2008-10-09 06:00:32

By Katy Murphy OAKLAND -- Hundreds of people flooded the Oakland Technical High School auditorium in North Oakland on Wednesday night to urge the school board not to shut down more than a dozen schools just to save money. They didn't have to say a word.

2008-09-09 15:00:34

By Kristofer Noceda Newly enrolled students won't be the only new faces at area campuses this upcoming school year. Many school principals have either retired or moved on from their posts, paving the way for new administrators to make their debuts when classrooms open at the end of the month.

2008-09-09 15:00:34

By Alan Lopez By Aug. 6, Piedmont Avenue Elementary School should have a replacement for former principal Angela Haick, who was given a new assignment.

2008-08-28 15:00:58

By Katy Murphy It's not easy for Faith Murray to find her way around. The 9- year-old Oakland girl, whose warm personality has earned her the reputation of class charmer, is blind and mentally disabled.

2008-08-28 12:01:12

By Katy Murphy OAKLAND -- The test scores of Oakland's public school children improved this year, after flattening out in 2007, and a number of elementary schools made large gains.

2008-06-20 00:00:24

By Katy Murphy, The Oakland Tribune, Calif. Jun. 19--A new report by EdSource, a nonpartisan educational research group based in California, found that public, independently run charter middle schools and high schools did much better than their noncharter counterparts on 2007 state tests.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.