Incumbent L.K. Monroe faced challenger Alysse Castro, who oversees alternative schools in San Francisco.
The Oakland middle-schoolers found lead levels of more than twice the limit recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency at their campus and in their neighborhood.
A group of Oakland moms and their children are offering their own “community school” on campus.
Oakland kids are on summer break, but the school board must adopt a budget and appoint a new District 6 director before the end of June.
The internship started as a way to address learning loss and understaffing at elementary schools.
Don’t dilute baby formula, avoid homemade recipes, and more advice for caregivers in need.
Applications from District 6 residents are due by June 1. Positions in the district’s civilian committees are also available.
With Roe v. Wade’s future in jeopardy, Oakland leaders pledge to protect abortion and other reproductive health-care rights.
The historically Black school in West Oakland is receiving $65 million in Measure Y funding for long-needed upgrades. School leaders hope the improvements will lead to higher enrollment.
Joaquín Rivera has been on the ACOE board since 2010, and said this will be his last term.
In a letter Monday, Gonzales condemned a lack of focus on student academic success and intimidation tactics by those who disagree with the board’s school closures plan.
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.