In June, OUSD will present an updated district map that could include more school closures.
Oakland Tech’s team will be joined by squads at seven other high schools, thanks to a partnership with the Oakland Lacrosse Club that aims to change misconceptions about who plays the sport.
Teachers, parents, and school leaders have found innovative ways to use their campuses for learning in the pandemic.
Not as many as you might think, and students from low-income households have returned at lower rates than others.
Oakland High School, along with two dozen other schools, has seen major improvements in student success, which officials attribute to the parcel tax.
Several local organizations offer free camps focusing on literacy, STEM, and youth development.
Over a dozen schools have fundraised and given away more than $250,000, no strings attached, to their families over the past year.
The fire comes weeks after similar blazes damaged the Junior Center of Art and Science and the Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay.
Board members were split on how and where to relocate the district’s central office staff from its current $243,000-a-month downtown office.
Ready to return to the classroom, elementary school teacher Tré Clayton got his vaccine at the Oakland Coliseum last month.
The limited schedule is a compromise to make sure that instructional time is equitable between distance learners and students who come to school, officials said.
To help students playing catch-up after a year of online learning, we compiled a list of local organizations offering free academic support.
Oakland Unity High School, a small public charter in East Oakland, is one of the only public schools in the city to offer in-person instruction, five days per week.
Some Pre-K through second graders were back on OUSD campuses Tuesday, for the first time in over a year.
Most teachers are thrilled to say goodbye to distance learning, but some say they picked up surprising new ideas along the way.
Disagreement over whether Oakland should close schools nearly derailed a sweeping plan to address the achievement gap and declining Black student enrollment.
Metal factories and big rigs on I-880 are local issues young environmentalists are learning about—and campaigning against.
Oakland Unified has a limited amount of time to spend nearly $300 million from COVID legislation.
The president of the 169-year-old school attributed the change to the pandemic, decreasing enrollment, and financial problems.
Pre-K through second graders would be back in classrooms by the end of the month. Older students will return in April.