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.
Mired in negotiations with the school district, some teachers are calling for continued distance learning until the pandemic subsides.
City Council voted Tuesday on resolutions to commemorate Huey P. Newton and Chauncey Bailey.
Some OUSD families are investing in private learning groups. Community organizations are trying to support those that can’t.
The Oaklandside asked for your input on the school district’s COVID-19 safety plan for fall semester.
Oaklandside quiere saber la opinión de padres de familia y empleados de las escuelas.