Education Committee

We follow the Oakland Unified School District, making sure they attend to the needs of all students, encouraging their success and focusing on balancing the budget. Specific projects include:

  • Production of report, The Challenge: Equal Opportunity of Education for Latino Students, detailing issues OUSD needs to address
  • Monitoring of the OUSD budget deficit Oversight of the Oakland bond measures
  • Following OUSD's developments for Early Childhood Education
  • Conducting voting education for youth, such as in Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Working with a reporter who is developing an online database of OUSD Board decisions/actions

This committee usually meets the third Tuesday of the month at 1pm.  Contact us at education [at] lwvoakland.org.

Mirella Rangel, Co-Chair
Rebecca Haskel, Co-Chair
Emma Roos
Allene Warren
Yolanda Schonbrun
Diane Lewis
Jane Klein
Kathleen Cha
League to which this content belongs: 
Oakland

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Action Alerts

Schools and Communities First initiative qualified for the November 2020 ballot: making it the first commercial property tax reform initiative to qualify for the ballot since the passage of Prop 13 in 1978.

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Governor Brown’s new budget proposals include increases in school district allocations, advancing the schedule for full implementation of the state’s local control funding goals.  In addition, the governor has proposed specific increases in specia

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Topics Include: October 11 Agenda Item To Censure or Remove Ashjian, English Learners and Math Achievement,Some schools have improved test scores

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Event Date: 
Nov 8 2017 - 8:00pm
Event location: 

Betty Rodriguez Library

Join the Education Committee to learn more about Fresno Charter Schools. The panelists include:

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Event Date: 
Oct 26 2017 - 1:00am
Event location: 

Laurel Bookstore

Come to a follow-up discussion to the LWVO Speaker Series. Co-sponsored by National Coalition of 100 Black Women.