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Coffee Break: Oakland Supt. Antwan Wilson on Anticipating Tuesdays, Poverty Fueling Drive, and Putting Power in Students’ Hands

On July 1, 2014, Antwan Wilson became the superintendent of Oakland Unified School District—a district that was in state receivership from 2003-2010 and has been… More

Here’s How ‘A Better Chance’ Helped Me Survive South Central Los Angeles

Here’s How ‘A Better Chance’ Helped Me Survive South Central Los Angeles

The inner city was my neighborhood. In the 1980s, when I was attending junior high school in South Central Los Angeles, gang violence was common… More

John Oliver Needs to Talk to Charter Parents

John Oliver Needs to Talk to Charter Parents

God bless John Oliver for addressing serious issues with humor. His latest target is public charter schools and he doesn’t disappoint, highlighting poorly run and… More

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