MetWest High School http://kalw.org en Oakland high school students head out of the classroom to solve neighborhood problems http://kalw.org/post/oakland-high-school-students-head-out-classroom-solve-neighborhood-problems <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s a Friday afternoon at the </span>MetWest<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> High School gymnasium. Over a hundred students and faculty are gathered for the school’s weekly town hall meeting.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senior Jose Gomez is at the front of the gym. He’s proposing his thesis project: “So the issue I’m focusing on is many Latino families have a lack of communication between each other. I’m trying to get them strengthened,” says Gomez.</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:42:47 +0000 Lizzy Schultz 28167 at http://kalw.org Oakland high school students head out of the classroom to solve neighborhood problems