The school board will vote by the end of the month on the reductions, which will impact school sites and central office staff.
Amid a spike in COVID cases, some educators are pressuring OUSD to provide weekly testing and KN95 face masks.
The biggest education news in 2021 was undoubtedly the reopening of schools during a pandemic.
District leaders emphasize the need to increase salaries, but OUSD also faces declining enrollment and attendance, which means less revenue.
Educators say libraries should be a basic part of every child’s school experience. But Oakland Unified has struggled to maintain them for decades.
The Sojourner Truth program previously served a couple hundred students with flexible schedules and in-person instruction. It’s been replaced by Zoom schooling for over a thousand.
Most OUSD students 12 and up will need to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1 to continue going to school in person.
Declining enrollment and heavy reliance on one-time funds has imperiled the district’s finances, county Superintendent L.K. Monroe warned.
Oakland Unified is getting ready to implement its reparations resolution for Black students, and wants to hear from the public. Here’s how to participate.
OUSD high schoolers can graduate with Ds, but the grade bars them from admission to California’s public four-year colleges.