The District 7 school board director spoke to The Oaklandside about how being a teacher helps guide his decisions on the board.
Mike Hutchinson, Pecolia Manigo, and Nick Resnick shared their thoughts about school closures, the budget, and how to improve academic outcomes across the district.
Five of the nine Oakland school board candidates discussed academics, money, and charter schools at a forum organized by Families In Action. Little was debated about school safety.
A month ago, the East Oakland hills campus saw another violent incident.
Students and staff were injured on Wednesday on the King Estates campus.
Jennifer Brouhard, David Kakishiba, and Max Orozco are all parents who sent their children to OUSD schools.
Opposing environmental racism and all forms of violence, the protest coincided with an international day of action.
Despite having fewer students, district officials at last night’s school board meeting said the budget is in better shape than last year.
The Oakland High School senior is returning for a second year on the board. She spoke to The Oaklandside about her priorities.
Three seats are open on the OUSD school board. Who Oakland voters choose in November could shift its direction on key issues.
Residents with a direct stake in Oakland schools share their thoughts about this year’s school board races.
Under-staffed programs are limited in how many students they can accommodate, leaving families scrambling to find other options.
The Oakland High School senior is one of two student representatives on the school board.
Wednesday’s meeting was the first under new leadership, with chief academic officer Sondra Aguilera stepping in while Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell is on leave.
A growing early childhood program for 4-year-olds who aren’t eligible for kindergarten shows promise and could lead to better academic outcomes later.
The veteran teacher and D3 director believes school closures aren’t the answer.
Nine candidates are vying for three seats on the Oakland Unified school board in districts 2, 4, and 6.
Some are launching their own safety campaigns, including walking groups, Nextdoor pleas, and letters to city staff.
The Oakland Generation Fund will support 30,000 Oakland youth from low-income families to pursue a college education or trade certificate.
After teaching at Horace Mann Elementary for three years, Mungia wanted to create bigger change in schools.