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NGLC in Oakland: Launching New School Design Models

In the spring of 2016, seven Oakland public schools won grants from the Next Generation Learning Challenge in Oakland to support implementation of school-wide personalized learning models. This piece will be the first in a series looking at how these schools are progressing and how they are changing what school looks and feels like for students.

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Oakland Personalized Learning Journey: Reflections on a Year of Piloting

This report is a collaboration of the Oakland Unified School District, the Rogers Family Foundation, and Inspire Ed consulting, and catalogues Oakland’s recent work to pursue personalized learning.

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Oakland Achieves Partnership: Fourth Annual Progress Report

The Oakland Achieves Partnership has released its fourth annual progress report which looks at all Oakland public schools by including data on both Oakland Unified School District-run schools and Oakland’s public charter schools.

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A New Chapter for the Oakland Literacy Coalition

Eight years ago the Oakland Literacy Coalition began with the goal of bringing literacy organizations together to build a community of practitioners who could share best practices and build stronger partnerships between member organizations and the Oakland Unified School District. Now the Oakland Literacy Coalition is launching as an independent organization. This new chapter in the life of the Coalition will provide the opportunity and autonomy for building a long-standing anchor institution to support and champion literacy in Oakland for many years to come.

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Meet the Friends of Cal Crew

For student-athletes on the Cal rowing team, raising money for new boats and equipment should be the last thing on their minds. “We want our athletes to focus on school and rowing and have them be successful in both,” says Friends of Cal Crew fundraiser Cole Reiser. The Friends of Cal Crew is a fundraising organization supported by the Rogers Family Foundation and T. Gary Rogers, who attributes much of his business success to his time as a rower for Cal. Boats, equipment, scholarships, airplane tickets, everything that helps Cal Crew function and exist is funded by money raised by the Friends of Cal Crew.

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