Six Protesters Arrested After Climbing Barrier At Oakland School Board MeetingProtesters disrupted an Oakland Unified School District board meeting and climbed over barriers, causing school district police to intervene Wednesday evening, school district officials said.
Oakland Teachers' Union Expected To Make Strike Announcement SaturdayUnion leaders for teachers in Oakland on Friday said they will make a major announcement about the looming strike Saturday afternoon.
Oakland Unified Announces Contingency Plans For Teachers StrikeWith a possible strike authorized by teachers in Oakland looming later this month, the head of the East Bay school district spoke on Wednesday morning about how officials are getting ready.
Oakland Teachers Vote Overwhelmingly To Authorize StrikeTeachers in the Oakland Unified School District have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike in the midst of a stalemate in contract negotiations, officials announced Monday afternoon.
District Board Vote To Close Oakland School Sparks OutrageA vocal group of students and teachers expressed their outrage Monday night as the Oakland school board voted to close the first of what could be as many as 24 schools in the district due to budget constraints.
Hundreds Of Oakland Students Await School Change After 5 Campus ClosuresParents in Oakland are weighing their options after the school board voted last week to shut down five elementary schools.