Press Room

Please call our office at 510-221-6968 or email benj@oaklandschoolsfoundation.org with media inquiries or requests for more information. You can also browse the links below to learn more about the Oakland Public Education Fund, and we encourage you to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. To learn about our Results and Impact, click here.

Recent news and press releases

• The Ed Fund raises $16,000 during holiday campaign — January 2014

• “A U-Haul Full of Impact for Schools” — October 2013: Ed Fund delivers 570 supply-filled backpacks to schools across Oakland; connects schools with $300,000 in grant funding during August and September

• Ed Fund partners with Roonga, Inc. to launch inaugural Back to School Supply Drive – September 2013

Academic Achievement Continues to Rise at OSF Partner Schools — October 2012

• The Ed Fund Hires New Executive Director, Brian Stanley – October 2012

• Expands Professional Learning Community Programs as Partner Schools’ Achievement Rises – Press Release, September 26, 2011

• Hosts Community Education Forum: 4th Annual Teacher Fishbowl on September 29 at 7:30 PM – Press Release, September 21, 2011

• Spring 2011 newsletter

• Network Schools Post Widespread Academic Performance Index Gains – Press Release, September 14, 2010

• Schools’ Reading and Math Scores Rise on Latest California Standards Test – Press Release, August 25, 2010

• Spring 2010 newsletter

• Oakland Schools Foundation Expands to Become Leading Resources and Services Organization for Oakland’s Public Schools — Press Release, February 18, 2010

• Fall 2009 newsletter

• Launches “Field Trips for All” Campaign – Press Release, September 22, 2009

• Network Schools See Academic Performance Index Growth – Press Release, September 15, 2009

• Network Schools Make Great Strides in Reading and Math – Press Release, August 28, 2009

• Oakland Community Organization’s summary of a six-year Annenberg Institute for School Reform study detailing the positive impact of Oakland’s small schools movement

• Summer 2009 Newsletter

• Spring 2009 Fund Drive – Press Release, April 2009