Oakland Unified School District

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Teachers At 20 Oakland Public Schools Work Minimum Hours, Claim Slow Progress In Contract Talks

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.

02/06/2015

Map of schools the Oakland Unified School District is looking for outside groups to take over. (CBS)

Oakland Unified Seeks Outside Groups To Take Over Several Schools

The Oakland Unified School District is looking for charter schools and other outside groups to take over the district’s most underperforming schools.

01/15/2015

Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Schools Report Fewer Dropouts, Higher Reading Levels With ‘Restorative Justice’

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.

01/14/2015

(CBS)

Oakland Teachers Stop Doing Voluntary Work Amid Contract Talks

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.

01/05/2015

Galileo High School has 140 homeless kids that the district knows about (galileoweb.org)

How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students

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?

12/18/2014

Antwan Wilson (www.ousd.k12.ca.us)

Oakland Schools Chief ays Troubled Students Need More Time With Adults—Not Less

KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview Antwan Wilson, the superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District, about the continuation of the “Thriving Students” program which he says will help inner-city students claim their future.

11/10/2014

Immigrant Student in Oakland

Bay Area Schools Prepare For Influx Of New Immigrant Students From Central America

For some of the children from Central America who crossed the border without their parents in the past few months, their new life means starting school in the Bay Area.

08/15/2014

Marcus Board, a grounds painter at Oakland Unified School District received a top employee of the year award. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Oakland School District Painter Keeps Learning On Track With Over 2,000 Colors; Recognized For Job Well Done

Has anyone ever told you, you are the best at what you do? An Oakland Unified School District employee has received that compliment and was honored from non-teaching positions by the California Department of Education.

07/29/2014

Oakland School Security Guard Accused Of Assaulting Student In Wheelchair, Dumping Him On Floor

Oakland School District Releases 2nd Video Of Attack On Boy In Wheelchair

The video released Tuesday by Oakland Unified School District spokesman Troy Flint appears to show two guards pushing 17-year-old Francisco Martinez out of his wheelchair before one guard kicks Martinez in the head.

06/03/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Woman Accused Of Hammer Attack On 9-Year-Old Girl In Oakland School Faces Sexual Assault Charges

A woman accused of attacking a 9-year-old girl with a hammer at a West Oakland school last week was charged Tuesday with sexual assault offenses related to the case, an Alameda County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman said.

06/03/2014

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