The internship gave students an opportunity to learn computer repair skills while also helping out the district’s technology team.
Seven teams of Oakland high schoolers participated in a cooking competition to create a new dish to add to the school lunch menu.
Before the pandemic, just 12% of low-income students in Oakland had a computer or reliable internet at home. Going into the fall, 98% now have them, according to Oakland Undivided.
The massive child nutrition effort relied on hundreds of volunteers, donations, and hiring dozens of out-of-work parents.
As a method of increasing race and class diversity in higher performing OUSD schools, results look promising so far.
The OUSD board voted to lease two East Oakland sites for employee homes. The developments will also include a Black Cultural Zone hub and a job training center.
While many Oakland community members are eager to see children on the campus again, some are still grieving the closure of the school.
Plans to close or consolidate schools could be approved in September as part of OUSD’s Citywide Plan.
Reporter Ashley McBride sat down with Denilson Garibo and Malia Liao to discuss student activism in Oakland.
The Oakland Reach and OUSD students and parents claim that the state failed its constitutional duty to provide an adequate education during the pandemic.