'Human Error' Bounces Oakland Teachers' PaychecksSchool district officials were blaming a 'human error' for having the paychecks issued to several hundred employees recalled from their direct deposit accounts.
Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science ProgramIntel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.
Phil Matier: Oakland Board Votes To Close Top Charter SchoolsThe Oakland Unified School District voted 4-3 to close American Indian Model Schools, Wednesday night, despite pleas from parents and students who find its strict teaching and disciplinary style very effective.
Teachers’ Union Criticizes New Report On Oakland SchoolsThe study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.
Oakland School Board Approves Elementary School ClosuresThe Oakland school board approved a plan to close five elementary schools and consolidate several other closes during a raucous public meeting Wednesday night.