1959 Educational Video Features Oakland Tech

In 1959, National Education Association produced a film titled “The Conant Report – How Good Are Our Schools?”. The film summarizes a study of the American high school by Dr. James Conant, the former President of Harvard University. The film compares educational opportunities at Labette County High School in Kansas and Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, California. Both schools were considered to be model learning institutions – one rural and one urban.

The section of the film featuring Oakland Tech begins at the 9:10 mark.