Ben TapscottFor Oakland School Board, District 7
Ben Tapscott began his teaching career at Oakland’s McClymonds high school before becoming the first Black administrator at James Logan high school in Union City. From there, he went on to teach and coach at Laney College for 20 years. Since then, Tapscott has remained active in advocating to improve quality education throughout Oakland.
As a OUSD school board member representing District 7, Tapscott has pledged to:
- Make teachers and students the top priority in the District’s budget
- Bridge the digital divide and inequalities in education
- Foster critical thinking and problem-solving in the classroom
- Improve student retention and graduation rates
This election season, vote Ben Tapscott to represent District 7 for Oakland Unified School District Board of Education. You must be a registered voter to participate in this election. Register to vote today or check your registration status below.
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