An appointment would be quicker and less costly, but some OUSD board directors worry that it would disenfranchise voters.
The Oakland school board says cutbacks are necessary to afford raises, the teachers union disagrees, and some parents want more transparency.
Student TED talks highlight the valuable ‘executive function’ skills to be gained from bilingual learning. EB admits non-French speakers to the International Track.
The African American Sports and Entertainment Group will be incorporating ideas from students in Castlemont High’s urban design academy into its development plan.
Now that adult education has a standalone school in East Oakland, many are hopeful that the programs can see a rebound.
In the next few weeks, Hutchinson must be sworn into the District 4 seat vacated by Nick Resnick, and the school board will have to decide how to fill his current seat in District 5.
The Oaklandside’s East Bay Summer Camp Guide is back to help your family find the best and safest local camp for your children.
A saga of a season that’s seen Oakland High and Oakland Tech clash in three thrilling matches will culminate at Laney College on Tuesday.
The move came despite warnings that doing so will set the district back financially and hinder its ability to raise teacher salaries.
The Oakland school board will vote tonight on budget cuts that also could include layoffs. Directors say the cuts are necessary to increase salaries for teachers and other district staff.
While the school district isn’t in a financial crisis, reductions are necessary, officials said.
The Oaklandside spoke with Moses Omolade and Andre San-Chez a year after the two Westlake Middle School educators stopped eating to protest school closures.
His victory in OUSD’s District 4 race had been in question ever since the county registrar announced it made an error, and that Mike Hutchinson actually received more votes.
A judge set a date of March 16 to review evidence that will decide whether Mike Hutchinson or Nick Resnick represents District 4 on the OUSD board.
The Oakland school board continues to face big questions about expiring COVID-relief money, teacher raises, and how it will afford to keep schools open.
Two high school seniors said they organized the event for students to express their anger and sadness.
In November, voters approved a parcel tax to continue the programs through 2037.
A coalition of youth, educators, and community groups are working to transform the property, which has sat vacant for 10 years.
Declining enrollment at OUSD has fueled budget cuts and school closures. But district schools aren’t the only ones struggling to retain students.
The board reversed a plan to close six schools, but keeping them open will require tens of millions of dollars, a new report says.