Monta Vista High School and Lincoln Elementary School have been closed because of threatening graffiti spray painted at the campus, police said Thursday.
Oakland school district police came to Lakeview Elementary School again Tuesday to monitor demonstrators who have been camping out there since Friday to protest the closure of Lakeview and four other elementary schools.
One man was proud to be there with his wife and three children – sleeping in tents on the school courtyard for the past few days.
On Friday, classes at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland were dismissed for the last time ever. But protests over the closure of the small school, along with four others, showed no sign of letting up.
The Santa Rosa City Schools board of education voted 4-2 early Thursday morning to close Doyle Park Elementary School at the end of this school year.
A group of angry parents has served recall notices to several board members of the Oakland Unified School District.
Parents in Oakland are weighing their options after the school board voted last week to shut down five elementary schools.
The Oakland school board approved a plan to close five elementary schools and consolidate several other closes during a raucous public meeting Wednesday night.
The Mount Diablo School District in Contra Costa County has voted to not close any more schools, but fiscal challenges remain.
More than 500 people showed up at the Mount Diablo School District board meeting in Concord Tuesday night in an unsuccessful attempt to stop the closure of two schools.