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.
Oakland Teachers, District Wrangle With School Year Set to Start MondayThe first day of school is three days away and the Oakland Unified School District and teachers' union are still at odds over how classes will be conducted come Monday.
Oakland Schools Plan to Open Next Week With All Online ClassesOfficials with the Oakland Unified School District Friday said students will be learning from home for the foreseeable future as the new school year begins Monday.
Oakland Teachers Spar With District Over Back-to-School PlansCalling out the superintendent of schools directly, the president of the Oakland Education Association says that, after three weeks of negotiations, there’s no distance-learning plan or any agreement on what’s expected from teachers.
Oakland Unified To Begin School Year With Distance Learning Before Students Return To ClassroomsThe Oakland Unified School District announced Friday that the 2020-2021 school year would begin in one month with all students in distance learning before returning to classrooms in phases.
Oakland Unified School District Leaders Share Scenarios For Reopening SchoolsNearly 2,600 families watched a presentation given Thursday night by Oakland Unified School District leaders, who described scenarios for reopening schools in the fall.
Oakland School Board Votes To Remove OUSD Police From School CampusesThe Oakland Unified School District's Board of Education was set to vote Wednesday evening on eliminating police services from the district's campuses.