1st African American Male Selected As Valedictorian At Oakland Technical High SchoolA senior at Oakland Technical High School is making history as the school's first African American male valedictorian, while being accepted to some of the most prestigious universities in the country.
Oakland Tech Senior Awarded 1st Curry Foundation Scholarship for Female StudentsAn Oakland Technical High School senior is the inaugural recipient of a $30,000 scholarship awarded by The Stephen & Ayesha Curry Family Foundation to college-bound female students from the Bay Area.
Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science ProgramIntel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.
Students From Oakland High Schools Walk Out Over Police Killings Of Michael Brown, Eric GarnerAt least two Oakland high schools staged a walkout over police killings of unarmed black men and are rallying at the Fruitvale BART station Monday afternoon, organizers said.
KCBS Cover Story: Standout Oakland Student Reflects On High School Career On Graduation Day18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad said graduation on Wednesday will be filled with mixed emotions, as he's leaving high school behind, but excited about his opportunities at Yale.
Raiders Honor Yale-Bound Oakland Teen For 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT ScoreThe Oakland Raiders opened their doors Tuesday to a young, multi-talented genius. He is not their latest draft pick, but an Ivy League-bound teenager who has taken the country by storm with his academic success.
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.
Oakland Cyclists Pedal To Sacramento To Raise Money For EducationStudents, 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.
Lost Tests Puts Oakland Students' College Plans In JeopardyGetting into college just got more stressful for 101 East Bay high school students after entrance exam scores got lost in the mail.