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.
Teens Could Vote in OUSD School Board Elections If Measure QQ PassesA measure on the ballot this November would, if approved, allow students as young as 16 years old to vote in Oakland Unified School District school board elections.
City Auditor Says Oakland Fire Department Slow to Reform After Ghost ShipA new report found that the Oakland Fire Department made limited progress on recommended reforms nearly four years after the Ghost Ship fire killed 36 people at a warehouse in Oakland.
Oakland Unified Providing Free Meals For All City Residents Under 18Oaklanders 18 years old and younger can get free meals at 22 Oakland Unified School District schools starting Thursday. Families can pick up food from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays (except Labor Day).
Oakland Unified, Teachers, Staff Reach Tentative Deal On Fall Distance LearningAfter a month of negotiations, Oakland Unified School District announced Wednesday night that it has reached a tentative deal with its teachers and staff, that will shape the way distance learning will move forward for both educators and students.
OUSD, Teachers Union Reach Tentative Agreement on Distance LearningThe Oakland Unified School District reached a tentative deal with its teachers union, the Oakland Education Association, on distance learning protocols before the start of the school year.
Reopening: Oakland Students Begin School Year Learning From HomeAs the Oakland Unified School District and the teachers' union still trying to reach a deal on how to handle in-classroom learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the first day of school was eerily quiet with students attending classes remotely.
Oakland School Administrators Await Official Plans With School Set to Start MondayOakland Unified and its teachers' union are still trying to reach an agreement over how much remote learning will be conducted live, versus lessons that are pre-recorded.