A winter storm brought freezing temperatures and snowfall to the East Bay.
While the school district isn’t in a financial crisis, reductions are necessary, officials said.
The Oaklandside spoke with Moses Omolade and Andre San-Chez a year after the two Westlake Middle School educators stopped eating to protest school closures.
His victory in OUSD’s District 4 race had been in question ever since the county registrar announced it made an error, and that Mike Hutchinson actually received more votes.
The Oakland school board continues to face big questions about expiring COVID-relief money, teacher raises, and how it will afford to keep schools open.
Two high school seniors said they organized the event for students to express their anger and sadness.
In November, voters approved a parcel tax to continue the programs through 2037.
A coalition of youth, educators, and community groups are working to transform the property, which has sat vacant for 10 years.
Declining enrollment at OUSD has fueled budget cuts and school closures. But district schools aren’t the only ones struggling to retain students.
The board reversed a plan to close six schools, but keeping them open will require tens of millions of dollars, a new report says.
The shootout occurred around 6 p.m. Monday on MacArthur Boulevard and Seminary Avenue.
Oakland’s school board voted to stop school closures. Now it must prove to the Alameda County superintendent that the district can afford it.
Five schools that were slated for closure this year will remain open, after the newly formed OUSD board voted to change course.
Nick Resnick was sworn in as D4 director, as a legal decision looms. VanCedric Williams and Clifford Thompson were voted president and vice president of the board for 2023.
Mike Hutchinson filed a lawsuit while attorneys for Nick Resnick are seeking documents from the registrar of voters.
The Oaklandside’s education equity reporter Ashley McBride reflects on the biggest storylines of the past year and looks ahead to 2023.
The city of Oakland will be hauling away old trees through Jan. 13.
Proceeds are supporting a campaign to renovate Lincoln Square Park and Recreation Center.
Libby Schaaf made the announcement in her final press conference as mayor. The 30-year initiative had been held up in the courts since 2018.
The activist, lawyer, and blogger was a respected voice for equity in Oakland schools. His tragic death during a home invasion last year is still unsolved.