Free nutritious meals are available for delivery and pickup at schools, libraries, and recreation centers.
The Castlemont Knight’s coach is a social worker, therapist, counselor, and friend to his student athletes.
With millions in extra funding, schools have an opportunity to fundamentally change learning environments and support youth mental health. From peer support groups to mindfulness exercises, here’s what students have to say.
Since 1995, Civicorps has helped hundreds of students earn high school diplomas, but a new charter school operator will take over the academic program.
To make the COVID-19 vaccine more accessible to youth, several Oakland schools are hosting pop-up clinics this month.
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.
The FDA has given Pfizer emergency authorization so preteens can get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Chabot and Silicon Valley’s NASA Ames will extend education and career opportunities to youth and remodel Chabot’s interior, which reopens in November.
Teachers, parents, and school leaders have found innovative ways to use their campuses for learning in the pandemic.
For many students receiving special education, there is no straightforward path to what comes next after high school.
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.
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.