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Oakland Technical High School

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.


Riders in front of the Capitol. (

Oakland Cyclists Pedal To Sacramento To Raise Money For Education

Students, parents and teachers will climb on their bikes Saturday and pedal their protest about education cuts all the way to the state Capitol, raising money for their schools along the way.


Test scores, ACT, SAT, answers

Lost Tests Puts Oakland Students’ College Plans In Jeopardy

Getting into college just got more stressful for 101 East Bay high school students after entrance exam scores got lost in the mail.

KPIX 5–02/01/2011