Alternatives in Action

Alameda's high school graduation rates outpace those of Alameda County and the state, though the data - for the 2012-13 school year - varied by school and group.

The Alameda Unified School District’s space crunch has claimed another victim. Alternatives in Action, a nonprofit organization that has used innovative educational techniques to help at-risk Bay Area students since 1996, is moving out of Alameda.

Alameda’s Board of Education rode herd on a contentious discussion Tuesday about space for Alameda Unified’s charter schools that exposed the rising tensions over space.