Peter Nicks’ new film follows Oakland High School students as they fight to remove police from schools amid a global pandemic.
Students, teachers, and staff will be required to wear masks and encouraged to get vaccinated, among other safety measures.
Community-building activities, restorative justice circles, and day camps are just some of the ways teachers and other school leaders hope to make the transition smooth.
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The internship gave students an opportunity to learn computer repair skills while also helping out the district’s technology team.
Seven teams of Oakland high schoolers participated in a cooking competition to create a new dish to add to the school lunch menu.
Before the pandemic, just 12% of low-income students in Oakland had a computer or reliable internet at home. Going into the fall, 98% now have them, according to Oakland Undivided.
The massive child nutrition effort relied on hundreds of volunteers, donations, and hiring dozens of out-of-work parents.
As a method of increasing race and class diversity in higher performing OUSD schools, results look promising so far.
While many Oakland community members are eager to see children on the campus again, some are still grieving the closure of the school.