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Band Aid?

The AUSD school board meeting of May 14 opened with students from Alameda and Encinal High Schools airing grievances about their teachers.  If you're interested, you can watch the entire board meeting on-line.  While this alone would provide plenty to write about - from the need to keeping our classrooms student-centered to California Ed Code … Continue reading Band Aid?

What Oakland Did

We're barely into May, and we've already had two high-profile teacher strikes in California this year.  Teachers in Los Angeles Unified - by far the largest district in the state - walked out for six days in January, seeking smaller class sizes and specialist caseloads, protections for their public schools, and increases in salary.  And … Continue reading What Oakland Did