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Mother Accused Of Hammer Attack On 3rd-Grade Girl In Oakland School Restroom

A mother was arrested Friday after she allegedly assaulted a 9-year-old girl with a hammer Friday morning at an Oakland elementary school.

05/30/2014

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

Oakland Students Voice Support For Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In Wheelchair

A group of students at a high school in Oakland are voicing support for a security guard who was recently fired for hitting a student in a wheelchair, in an incident caught on camera.

05/30/2014

A fourth-grade student works on homework.   (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

District Could Shutter Oakland’s Oldest Charter School Due To Declining Enrollment

The Oakland Unified School District board is expected to make a decision Wednesday on whether or not to close E.C. Reems Academy; the oldest charter school in the city.

05/28/2014

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Phil Matier: Is Oakland Being Overrun With Charter Schools?

An Oakland Unified School District board member has vowed to vote against any new charter schools despite the fact that, technically, she’s unable to.

11/19/2013

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ACLU: Oakland’s Black Youths Arrested At Disproportionate Rates

African American boys are arrested in Oakland more often and for minor offenses compared to other racial groups according to a report from the American Civil Liberties Union.

08/28/2013

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Former Cal Football Star, Oakland School Kids Team Up To Fight Truancy

Oakland Unified School District has a creative new campaign aimed at getting kids to stay in class, and they are getting a little help from a famous alum to help carry them over the goal line.

08/08/2013

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Study Finds Cutting High School Dropout Rate Could Create Health Care Cost Savings

A new study finds cutting California’s high school drop out rate could save the state billions in public health care costs.

07/11/2013

Police at the site of a standoff with a burglary suspect on the 700 block of Adeline St. in Oakland, June 21, 2013. (CBS)

Burglary Suspect Surrenders Following Hours-Long Standoff In Oakland

A burglary suspect who barricaded himself in a West Oakland home for about four hours Friday has surrendered, police said.

06/21/2013

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Some Bay Area School Districts To See Increase In State Funding

Some Bay Area school districts will see significant increases in state funding now that the legislature has passed a budget. The only thing they need is Governor Brown’s signature.

06/18/2013

OXFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: First year student Tom Partington peruses the books in Blackwell bookshop as Oxford University commences its academic year on October 8, 2009 in Oxford, England. Oxford University has a student population in excess of 20,000 taken from over 140 countries around the world. The University is made up of 38 independent, self-governing colleges, three of which: University College, Balliol College, and Merton College, were established by the 13th century. According to the QS/Times Higher Education rankings, Oxford has slipped down the international league table from fourth to a joint fifth place with Imperial College London. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Oakland Kicks Off Campaign To Improve Literacy Among Children

Mayor Jean Quan on Monday kicked off “Oakland Reads 2020,” a seven-year literacy campaign that aims to improve literacy among the city’s schoolchildren.

06/17/2013

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