Community members opposed to the East Oakland school’s closure are calling on district leaders to investigate Thursday’s confrontation with district security guards.
A two-month occupation by community members opposing the school’s closure came to a head on Thursday evening.
Voters approved Measure QQ in 2020, granting 16 and 17-year-olds the right to vote in school board races. The county registrar says that won’t be possible for this November’s election.
While the occupation of the East Oakland school hasn’t ended, organizers are turning their sights to the upcoming school year, when five more OUSD schools will close.
The inaugural East Oakland Youth Development Center gala supports the Pathway to College and Careers program.
OUSD’s District 5 school board director is now running his fourth campaign, for District 4, after the city redistricting process placed his home in a new zone.
The Oakland Public Education Fund is currently recruiting volunteers to help beautify campuses before school begins on Aug. 8.
The District 4 director’s five decades of experience with Oakland schools gives him rare insight into the challenges and strengths of the district.
For more than 35 years, the organization has been a creative outlet for Oakland youth, teaching them skills like juggling, tumbling, and unicycling.
The community college is even throwing in other perks like free bus passes, lunch, and health services.
A program designed by former foster youth will give young adults a $1,000 monthly stipend for 2 years.
Can OUSD do a better job of helping families who don’t always have the time, resources, and knowledge to research schools?
Starting with District 1, we’re talking to all seven OUSD directors about the issues facing the districts, their priorities, and what’s working in Oakland Unified.
Kyra Mungia is a former OUSD teacher and will serve out the remainder of Shanthi Gonzales’ term.
At its last meeting this school year, the Oakland Unified School District board reaffirmed its decision to close, shrink, or merge 11 schools by 2024.
It’s been a volatile year for the board—one director quit altogether. Here’s where some remaining hot-button issues stand.
The OUSD board also granted Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell a three-month sabbatical and interviewed candidates for the District 6 seat this week.
More than 10,000 residents in Oakland who are parents or caregivers but not citizens could be allowed to vote for OUSD school board members.
Athena Larios and Melanie Swandby designed the “Addressing Gun Violence Toolkit” after one of their students was shot and killed. Now they’re sharing it with other teachers.
In an upset victory, Alysse Castro defeated incumbent L.K. Monroe in the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools election with 53% of votes.