OUSD is redefining when it’s necessary to call police to school campuses, and creating a new department of culture and climate.
Some substitute teachers have started their own campaign to help spread the word about this special program, and make sure teachers and principals take advantage of it.
Las aulas escolares podrían abrir tan pronto como en enero. Pero el distrito aún tiene que negociar con el sindicato de maestros y las tasas de casos de COVID deben mejorar, lo que significa que muchas cosas aún pueden cambiar.
OUSD schools could open as early as January. But the district still has to negotiate with the teachers’ union and COVID case rates have to improve, which means a lot can still change.
Some parents say they want the teachers’ union and the district to come back to the bargaining table—and they want to be able to watch.
The Teacher Residency Program supports new educators for their first five years of teaching in Oakland Unified School District schools.
Thanks to voters, older students can now vote for school board members, and OUSD will get $735 million to improve schools. But there’s a few more hurdles first.
With the fall semester winding down and new board members coming in January, the final two regular Oakland Unified school board meetings of the year will be tackling big issues.
The teacher’s union, which spent far less on races than other groups, saw a majority of their preferred candidates prevail.
Cinco residentes del este de Oakland se postulan para el puesto de este distrito.
Dos antiguos maestros, una consejera escolar y un activista compiten por el puesto.
Three schools are proposing pilot programs while a district committee mulls potential system-wide changes.
Wondering about this year’s school bond measure? Watch our video explainer and get up to speed.
Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland’s Glenview neighborhood is one of the district’s most diverse schools. Teachers and parents have a plan to keep it that way.
Voter registration efforts have focused on East and West Oakland, where voter turnout has been lowest.
Four political committees, including two pro-charter groups, a local education policy organization, and the teachers’ union are supporting opposing slates in contentious school board races.
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.