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Oakland Tech


Oakland Unified Gets Grant To Improve Student Health

OUSD is the only school district in Northern California to receive such a grant, from the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration.


Parker Merrill instructs in the Engineering Academy at Oakland Tech. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Demystifies Physics For Oakland Students

Introducing kids to “what engineers do” has been Parker Merrill’s passion for over 25 years. In 1986, he and a fellow teacher started the Engineering Academy at Oakland Tech.



99-Year-Old Oakland Piano Teacher Honored In Song

A man who has volunteered his time for the last 50 years to teach piano in Oakland schools received quite an honor Tuesday.