An appointment would be quicker and less costly, but some OUSD board directors worry that it would disenfranchise voters.
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Judge declares Mike Hutchinson winner of OUSD school board race
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.
OUSD board rejects budget cuts
The move came despite warnings that doing so will set the district back financially and hinder its ability to raise teacher salaries.
OUSD board weighs budget cuts and how to fill vacancy following Resnick resignation
While the school district isn’t in a financial crisis, reductions are necessary, officials said.
Nick Resnick resigns from Oakland school board
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.
Oakland’s contested school board election is going to trial
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.
Keeping schools open means tough budget decisions for OUSD board
The board reversed a plan to close six schools, but keeping them open will require tens of millions of dollars, a new report says.
How will OUSD afford to keep schools open?
Oakland’s school board voted to stop school closures. Now it must prove to the Alameda County superintendent that the district can afford it.
Oakland school closures won’t happen, after all
Five schools that were slated for closure this year will remain open, after the newly formed OUSD board voted to change course.
Pictures: Mayor Sheng Thao is sworn in at Oakland’s inauguration ceremony
Mayor Thao was sworn in at the Paramount Theater on Monday, alongside newly elected members of the City Council and school board.
OUSD moves closer to universal TK, with hopes of stabilizing enrollment
Also on Wednesday, the school board honored its outgoing directors, received positive news about the district budget, and reviewed a proposal to expand the George Floyd Resolution.
Oakland school closures may not happen under new OUSD board
The new school board will also grapple with maintaining a stable budget, improving literacy rates, and establishing a culture of consensus in the long-embattled district.
OUSD parent group to have a greater voice at school board meetings
The Oakland Unified School District board also made several critical decisions regarding district facilities, including its central office.
In Oakland school board races, leading candidates are cautiously optimistic
Jennifer Brouhard leads by a large margin in District 2, but the races in districts 4 and 6 could go down to the wire.
OUSD director Aimee Eng on school closures and budget tradeoffs
The District 2 director has been part of a tumultuous time in Oakland Unified School District history, serving through multiple superintendents, budget crises, a teacher strike, and school closures.
The biggest donors and fundraisers in the OUSD school board races
Several groups that poured money into the campaigns of charter-friendly candidates in past OUSD elections haven’t contributed this year.
OUSD will consider student recommendations for improving school safety
School board members also introduced a resolution to replace a vacant administrative building on Second Avenue with a student resource center.
Parker Elementary occupation comes to a close
After 125 days, the group occupying the Parker school building to keep it from closing ended their protest and the school board voted on a new use for the facility.
OUSD board member Clifford Thompson talks charters, closures, and improving schools in deep East Oakland
The District 7 school board director spoke to The Oaklandside about how being a teacher helps guide his decisions on the board.
Election 2022: Meet the candidates running for OUSD school board in District 4￼
Mike Hutchinson, Pecolia Manigo, and Nick Resnick shared their thoughts about school closures, the budget, and how to improve academic outcomes across the district.