Three schools are proposing pilot programs while a district committee mulls potential system-wide changes.
Wondering about this year’s school bond measure? Watch our video explainer and get up to speed.
Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland’s Glenview neighborhood is one of the district’s most diverse schools. Teachers and parents have a plan to keep it that way.
Voter registration efforts have focused on East and West Oakland, where voter turnout has been lowest.
Four political committees, including two pro-charter groups, a local education policy organization, and the teachers’ union are supporting opposing slates in contentious school board races.
El idioma inglés es el segundo idioma para un tercio de estudiantes del distrito de Oakland.
A third of OUSD students are English learners. For them and their families, getting a free Chromebook is not enough to bridge the digital divide.
Five deep East Oakland residents are running for the D7 Oakland Unified School District board seat.
Two former principals, a school counselor, and an activist are running to represent D5 on the Oakland Unified School District board.
In interviews with The Oaklandside, the candidates vying to represent West Oakland and downtown neighborhoods laid out their approaches to the school district’s biggest problems.
Teens leading the climate justice movement in Oakland say this is the moment they’ve been warning people about.
Oaklanders have a rare chance to elect a mostly new school board this year. From creating policies to adopting budgets, here’s what they do—and don’t—have the power to do.
Three candidates are vying to represent Oakland’s northernmost district on the school board.
Families and teachers told us finances, school closures, and charters top the list.
Para proveer apoyo a las familias durante la pandemia, el distrito escolar está proporcionando alimentos y apoyo técnico a los estudiantes este año.
OUSD started earlier than most districts in the county, offering a glimpse at how reopening might go across the region.
Seguimos a padres de familia, estudiantes, un maestro y un director mientras navegaban los obstáculos y las victorias del comienzo del semestre.
To support families during the pandemic, OUSD is providing food and tech support to students this year.
We followed parents, students, a teacher, and a principal as they navigated both the hiccups and the wins of a strange semester’s start.
As fall semester negotiations continue down to the wire, we lay out what the union and the district want point-by-point.