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Summer Learning Resources

Engaging & fun learning opportunities over summer break help prevent summer learning loss. Check out these great resources for families. Girls Inc. Summer Literacy Camp: Girls Inc. is piloting a two-week Summer...

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Alameda County Summer Pre-K Open for Enrollment

Enrollment is open for the 2014 Alameda County Summer Pre-K Program. The times, places and enrollment information for this summer's sessions can be found by visiting this Directory. Enrollment is open to children entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2014, and to...

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Community Change Starts With You

Community Change Starts With You

National Volunteer Week, celebrated this year from April 6-12, encourages us to honor all the people who give their time and energy to make our world better. The celebration reminds us that the power to change our communities starts with you, and that by working...

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Reflections, Achievements & the Year Ahead

Reflections, Achievements & the Year Ahead

After a successful and productive 2013, we are excited to kick off a new year and share our plans for the Foundation’s 2014 Education investments. In 2013, to support our Education mission, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation provided assistance to fourteen outstanding...

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Volunteers Transform Classroom Libraries

Volunteers Transform Classroom Libraries

A short time ago I blogged about the launch of Oakland Reads 2020 (OR 2020), a citywide collaboration aimed at doubling the percentage of Oakland children who are reading on grade level; a key predictor of high school graduation and career success. Since then, the OR...

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Join the Party | Oakland Classroom Libraries Need You

The Oakland Reads 2020 campaign invites volunteers to participate in Book Leveling parties at four Oakland elementary schools on Saturday, October 19, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Volunteers will assist by looking up and labeling classroom books according to their...

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Getting Schooled on School Attendance

Getting Schooled on School Attendance

The new school year is upon us. Children are returning to school with an armload of supplies, meeting or reconnecting with friends and teachers, and basking in the promise of a new and exciting year. For some students, however, the novelty will wear off quickly and...

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Classroom Libraries Need Your Help

Leveled books are essential to help students find "just-right" books for their reading abilities. On Saturday, September 21, from 9 a.m. - 12 noon, the Oakland Literacy Coalition (OLC), as part of the Oakland Reads 2020 third grade reading campaign, will be sponsoring...

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Fall Literacy Volunteer Training Series

Would you like volunteer to help preschool and elementary school students improve their literacy skills? Then mark your calendar! The Oakland Literacy Coalition (OLC) is hosting its fall 2013 Volunteer Training Series. There will be two sessions: Tuesday, September...

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