The students pledge to continue their protest until OUSD provides better testing at all schools. The teachers union is also calling for improved safety measures.
Alumni sign up their children for school that caters to both French-speaking children and those starting to learn the language.
Oakland Unified School District has had student absence rates above 20% in January.
With omicron surging, over a thousand students have signed a petition calling on OUSD to do more to make campuses safer.
The school board will vote by the end of the month on the reductions, which will impact school sites and central office staff.
With Oakland’s school board under pressure to make major reductions, we set out to answer questions about school finances, and provide resources for more digging.
Amid a spike in COVID cases, some educators are pressuring OUSD to provide weekly testing and KN95 face masks.
The biggest education news in 2021 was undoubtedly the reopening of schools during a pandemic.
District leaders emphasize the need to increase salaries, but OUSD also faces declining enrollment and attendance, which means less revenue.
Educators say libraries should be a basic part of every child’s school experience. But Oakland Unified has struggled to maintain them for decades.
The Sojourner Truth program previously served a couple hundred students with flexible schedules and in-person instruction. It’s been replaced by Zoom schooling for over a thousand.
Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley has opened an International Track for non-French speaking 6th-graders to achieve fluency by the end of 8th grade.
Most OUSD students 12 and up will need to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1 to continue going to school in person.
The private school offers a track for bilingual Spanish-English speakers, as well as one for English speakers to learn Spanish.
Declining enrollment and heavy reliance on one-time funds has imperiled the district’s finances, county Superintendent L.K. Monroe warned.
Oakland Unified is getting ready to implement its reparations resolution for Black students, and wants to hear from the public. Here’s how to participate.
OUSD high schoolers can graduate with Ds, but the grade bars them from admission to California’s public four-year colleges.
Students say they’re frustrated by inaction from school and district leaders to address sexual harm on their campuses.
Children ages 5 to 11 are now approved to get Pfizer’s vaccine.
Students will have until January 1, 2022 to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or else enroll in independent study.