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Oakland’s Big Promise

Oakland’s Big Promise

A new initiative, Oakland Promise, is making a big commitment to Oakland’s future—to reach kids at all stages of their lives to get them prepared for college. The ambitious goal is to triple college graduation rates among Oakland students in the next ten years. We’re...

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Our Love Letter to Oakland Families

Our Love Letter to Oakland Families

Step into the daily life of Oakland parents and caregivers as they talk, read and sing to significantly improve their babies’ abilities to build vocabulary and boost their brain development. View the Spanish version of this video. ­­­­ Valentine's Day is all about...

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Oakland’s Summer Learning Gain

Oakland’s Summer Learning Gain

Local education leaders have spent years tracking data and searching for an antidote for summer learning loss. It's well known that without ongoing opportunities to learn, kids fall behind academically over the summer months. This occurrence has been termed “summer...

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Inspiring Big Returns for Early Education

Inspiring Big Returns for Early Education

The difference between a fragile foundation and a solid one can ripple throughout a child’s life. This is the message that was underscored on a September evening when the Kenneth Rainin Foundation and our partners from First Five Years Fund, UCSF Benioff Children's...

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Powerful Data Arrives for First Day of School

Powerful Data Arrives for First Day of School

Guest Blog: Jean Wing, Director of Research, Assessment and Data, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) This summer the Oakland Unified School District revolutionized how leaders use data to make decisions that strengthen teaching and accelerate learning for every...

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