Oakland Schools District and School Services welcomes new executive director
Every morning before Jennifer Gottlieb leaves the house, she says to her husband, “I’m going to go do great things for kids today.”
This is her motto, the one she brings with her to work every day at Oakland Schools as the new executive director for District and School Services.
(A Sense of) Safety First
Oakland Schools' Student Safety and Well-Being Consultant Dr. Julie McDaniels writes about how it may be time to reconsider what is meant by school safety and determine what our children and young people really need in order to feel the sense of safety required to thrive in school and beyond.
How to make health a priority this back-to-school season
Does your back-to-school checklist include getting your kids vaccinated? As a parent, making sure your child is vaccinated before the school year begins is an important step toward ensuring their long-term health and abiding by the state immunization laws. Vaccination not only protects your child, but also helps protect the health of classmates, friends, relatives and others in the community.