County Health Officer Supports COVID Vaccination Requirement In West Contra Costa Unified SchoolsContra Costa County Health officer Dr. Chris Farnitano added his voice Friday to those supporting a proposal that all eligible students, teachers and staff in the West Contra Costa Unified School District be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
COVID: Oakland, West Contra Costa Schools Mull Vaccine Mandates For StudentsThe boards of the San Francisco Bay Area's two largest school districts are set to vote next week on whether to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for all staff and students age 12 and older.
COVID: False Positive Rapid Tests Wreak Havoc On OUSD Students, Parents, FacultyA COVID testing mishap led to a slew of problems for at least three schools within the Oakland Unified School District.
COVID: Two Oakland Unified Schools Reporting Dozens of COVID-19 CasesSchool officials in Oakland on Monday confirmed dozens of COVD cases in the Oakland Unified School District.
Oakland Substitute Teachers Getting Back Pay After Arbitrator Rules District Violated AgreementAn arbitrator in a dispute between the Oakland Unified School District and its teachers' union ruled that the district violated an agreement with the union and must provide back pay to substitute teachers.
COVID: Oakland Unified Mandates Vaccinations, Weekly Tests For All StaffSoon staff, contractors and volunteers in the Oakland Unified School District must be vaccinated. Those who are not, will have to get tested weekly.
COVID: In-Person Learning Resumes For 35,000 Oakland Unified StudentsMore than 35,000 Oakland Unified School District students returned to classrooms Monday after 16 months of distance learning, sporting backpacks and masks.
Lacrosse Coach Brings Sport, Mentoring, College Counseling To Oakland Public SchoolsAn East Bay lacrosse coach is helping to bring one of the oldest team sports in North America to more Oakland public school students.
COVID Schools: AC Transit Resuming Bus Lines For Returning Students In Newark, Oakland, West Contra CostaAC Transit announced Monday the resumption of bus lines serving several East Bay schools as campuses reopen for in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID: Oakland Schools Now Delivering Meals To Students And Their FamiliesThe Oakland Unified School District joined the food delivery business this week as district officials announced Friday the district will bring meals to students learning from home.
COVID: Parents, Board Members Meet To Plan Safely Reopening Oakland SchoolsOakland school board members held a virtual meeting with parents on Monday night to ask for their input on how to get students back to campus safely once full in-person learning is reinstated.
Oakland School Board Gives Final Approval To Resolution Removing Police From SchoolsOakland school board members passed in a final vote Wednesday evening a resolution to remove police from schools, a school district spokesman said.
COVID And Schools: Oakland Unified Teachers Push Back On Plan To Reopen In-Person LearningA group of protestors Wednesday night took to the streets of Oakland, speaking out about reopening schools.
Oakland Measure Y: $735 Million School Bond Poised To PassStudents and staff in Oakland Unified School District schools may soon see improvements at their campuses following the approval by voters Tuesday of Measure Y, early election results show.
Oakland Unified School District Apologizes For Racist Term Used In Survey Sent To FamiliesOfficials with the Oakland Unified School District apologized Thursday for a racist term that was included in a survey sent out to families about returning to in-person learning.