Wondering about this year’s school bond measure? Watch our video explainer and get up to speed.
The measure is one of four on the Oakland ballot this year. We produced an explainer video to give you the vital details.
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.
Through its popular STEM and STOak programs, this Oakland school is leading the way on academic excellence by connecting students with community. (sponsored)
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.
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.
Now more than ever, the small size of Aurora School remains a strength — whether it’s how we rose to the occasion of online learning or have prepared for a potential hybrid of remote and on-campus instruction. (Sponsored)
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.
OUSD’s youth health centers offer a lot of services: mental health counseling, physical exams, sexual health support, and more. Staffers want students to know that COVID hasn’t shut the program down.
In interviews with The Oaklandside, the candidates vying to represent West Oakland and downtown neighborhoods laid out their approaches to the school district’s biggest problems.
Teens leading the climate justice movement in Oakland say this is the moment they’ve been warning people about.
Oaklanders have a rare chance to elect a mostly new school board this year. From creating policies to adopting budgets, here’s what they do—and don’t—have the power to do.
Three candidates are vying to represent Oakland’s northernmost district on the school board.
School started this week for many first year college students, but it’s nothing like they imagined.
Families and teachers told us finances, school closures, and charters top the list.
OUSD started earlier than most districts in the county, offering a glimpse at how reopening might go across the region.
To support families during the pandemic, OUSD is providing food and tech support to students this year.
We’ll ask Oakland candidates about issues you care about where you live.
We followed parents, students, a teacher, and a principal as they navigated both the hiccups and the wins of a strange semester’s start.