Oakland Unified School District
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.