Oakland Unified School District
An anonymous person has donated $34 million dollars to the Oakland Unified School District and dozens of nonprofit organizations to help children and low-income entrepreneurs.
An Oakland High School student who was dumped out of his wheelchair by a campus security guard last year has filed a lawsuit against the school district.
100 Black Men is a structured program which brings about a trusting relationship between organization members and youth in the community.
Students, parents and community members plan on attending Wednesday night’s Oakland school board meeting to speak out about several incidents in the past 15 months in which security guards have allegedly beaten students.
Two school security officers have been suspended after the Oakland Unified School District’s new superintendent and police chief discovered security-camera footage showing an unprovoked attack on a high school student that was then covered up by former officials.
Teachers at about 20 Oakland public schools are working the minimum number of required hours in a labor action to protest the slow pace of contract negotiations, teacher union president Trish Gorham said Friday.
The Oakland Unified School District is looking for charter schools and other outside groups to take over the district’s most underperforming schools.
The Oakland Unified School District is reporting good results with a new approach to discipline. Instead of punishing students, they are forcing them to face their issues, head on.
As a result of frustrating contract talks with the school district, some Oakland school teachers on Monday will begin cutting back on their schedules and doing the bare minimum inside—and outside—the classroom.
More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?