A last-minute effort by OUSD to stop the one-day strike failed on Thursday.
The superintendent and most board members avoided discussion of this Friday’s one-day strike by the teachers union to protest school closures.
Oakland teachers announced a one-day strike over school closures, and district leaders say they won’t be able to cover staff absences.
The school is seeking an expansion that would make it the first undergraduate historically Black college in the state.
Nidya Baez could have pursued her education career anywhere, but she decided to stay at her East Oakland alma mater. Now, she’ll be taking over as principal in July.
School board members show no sign of reversing course, despite ongoing community opposition and a new charge of racial discrimination by the ACLU.
Incumbent L.K. Monroe and challenger Alysse Castro spoke to The Oaklandside about school funding, COVID recovery, and the financial challenges facing OUSD.
In the June primary, voters will choose between L.K. Monroe and Alysse Castro for county superintendent. Here’s a guide to understanding how the office works.
‘The little school,’ which grew out of a bilingual preschool, is getting smaller this year as part of OUSD’s school closure plan.
Oakland Unified is legally required to offer its unused facilities to charter schools. But the new agreements were hotly contested at Wednesday’s school board meeting.
While Oakland schools are seeing fewer students enroll each year, many families say the district has plenty to offer.
The class, led by longtime Black history teacher Tony Green, will be one of 68 across the country.
Families at Parker—a nearly century-old school in East Oakland—aren’t going quietly.
In two weeks, Oakland Unified School District may allow students to stop wearing masks outdoors. Plus: Officials presented a budget update at Wednesday’s school board meeting.
Educators at OUSD’s only alternative school for expelled students fear some may not be ready to transition out when the campus closes later this year.
Thousands of children who live in Oakland don’t attend district schools. We spoke to four families about why they decided to leave.
Students are eager to respond to the school board’s recent decisions with their newly won voting power in November.
Several schools in districts 4, 5, 6 and 7 were moved. Impending school closures will also change the makeup of certain districts.
The board’s decision may lead to more protests and hunger strikes, including from students.
Andre San-Chez and Moses Omolade have gone 18 days without eating.