oakland unified school district http://kalw.org en A support system to combat the isolation of Asperger's on campus http://kalw.org/post/support-system-combat-isolation-aspergers-campus <p></p><p class="p1">For a lot of high school students, the best part of their day is spending time with friends. That's also the case for students with Asperger's syndrome, which is characterized by trouble with social interactions, especially in reading nonverbal cues.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 00:45:00 +0000 Megan Susman 44701 at http://kalw.org A support system to combat the isolation of Asperger's on campus Youth Radio: Study shows negative impact of police in Oakland schools http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-study-shows-negative-impact-police-oakland-schools <section class="entry-content clearfix" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: block; zoom: 1; visibility: visible; margin-bottom: 2em; color: rgb(60, 60, 60); font-family: proxima-nova, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; background-color: rgb(240, 240, 240);"><p dir="ltr" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; -webkit-hyphens: auto; visibility: visible;">A recent study by the&nbsp;<a href="http://blackorganizingproject.wordpress.com/" style="box-sizing: border-box; cursor: pointer; visibility: visible; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:33:39 +0000 Ashley Williams 33310 at http://kalw.org A movement to improve school nutrition http://kalw.org/post/movement-improve-school-nutrition-0 <p>As public schools face repeated budget cuts, many people focus on the effects on teachers, academics, and extracurricular activities. While these are undoubtedly pressing issues, there is another part of the school day that is often overlooked: nutrition. Over the past few years, Berkeley’s school district has made national news with its school lunch improvements. Now, Berkeley’s neighbor Oakland is trying to get a food revolution going, too. The Oakland Unified School District serves about 6 and a half million meals per year. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:49:37 +0000 17182 at http://kalw.org A movement to improve school nutrition The price of autonomy for Oakland Unified School District http://kalw.org/post/price-autonomy-oakland-unified-school-district <p>At 8 o&rsquo;clock on a Tuesday morning, about 400 students stand at attention. They&rsquo;re outside the Fruitvale Oakland elementary school, Learning Without Limits (LWL). They recite the following vision statement, as they do every day upon arrival: &ldquo;We stand on the shoulders of those who came before us as we grow into leaders who are passionate and care about making our world better. We are equipped with skills and knowledge, filled with curiosity and we know that even when we face challenges, we will achieve!&rdquo;</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 21:59:36 +0000 Jordan Katz 12098 at http://kalw.org The price of autonomy for Oakland Unified School District A New Vision for Summer Learning http://kalw.org/post/new-vision-summer-learning <p><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(34,34,34); font-size: 13px">New research shows students losing substantial academic ground during the summer months. While funds to summer school continue to dwindle, local districts are finding creative ways to keep their students learning throughout the summer break. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 16:51:23 +0000 Matt Martin 9484 at http://kalw.org A New Vision for Summer Learning