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Oakland Unified School District

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Phil Matier: Oakland Board Votes To Close Top Charter Schools

The 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.

03/21/2013

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Teachers’ Union Criticizes New Report On Oakland Schools

The study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.

03/20/2013

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17-Year-Old Shot Near High School In Oakland, Expected To Survive

A 17-year-old Oakland boy was shot in the leg in front of his high school Thursday afternoon, police said.

02/28/2013

A sign advising the closing of the flooded Oakland Unified School District building (CBS)

Flooded Oakland School District Building Closed Until Spring

Employees who work at the flood-damaged Oakland Unified School District administration building are expected to not be able to return to the space until later this spring, a district spokesman said.

01/16/2013

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Flood Closes Oakland Unified School District Building

Employees arriving for work at the Oakland Unified School District’s administration building Tuesday morning discovered that the building had been flooded overnight, a school district spokesman said.

01/08/2013

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Home Invasion Suspects Arrested After Oakland School Lockdown

A middle school in East Oakland was locked down for about an hour on Monday afternoon while police searched for two suspects involved in a home invasion robbery.

12/03/2012

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Bay Area School Districts Drop Bid For Federal Funds

Two of the largest school districts in the area are abandoning their joint effort to bring in millions of dollars in federal funds through the Obama Administration’s Race to the Top program.

10/30/2012

Students arrive at Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland District Cuts Ties To Controversial School, FBI Gets Involved

The Oakland Unified School District said it is severing financial ties with a private school in Oakland suspected of collecting your tax dollars for students that don’t exist.

09/07/2012

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School Lockdown Lifted After Oakland Suspect Search

A lockdown at an East Oakland campus that was prompted by a police search for a suspect has been lifted, an Oakland Unified School District spokesman said Thursday afternoon.

08/30/2012

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Bay Area Students Improve On High School Exit Exam, Scores Up Statewide

This year’s graduating class posted the highest pass rate on the state’s High School Exit Exam, with Bay Area districts seeing improvement.

08/22/2012

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