New HBO Documentary Follows Oakland Kids Preparing For MLK Oratorical FestA new HBO documentary will follow the monthslong efforts of Oakland children preparing for the annual MLK Oratorical Festival, where students honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through passionate speech and poems.
Parent Serves Oakland School Board President Recall Notice At MeetingThe Oakland Unified School District Board President was publicly served with a notice of intent to recall her from her position by a parent at a community meeting Tuesday night, according to an Oakland teacher.
Oakland Parents Announce Claim Against School District Over Violent Board MeetingThe fight to keep some schools in Oakland open reached a new level Friday as a group of parents filed a legal claim against the school district.
Oakland Parents Plan to Sue School District Over Violent Board MeetingA group of parents and teachers are accusing the Oakland Unified School District of police brutality over a confrontation at a school board meeting last month.
Protesters To Sue Oakland School District For Excessive Police Force At Board MeetingParents and teachers who were arrested and injured by police during a protest at the OUSD Board of Education meeting on Wednesday pushed back against the police narrative that the force used by officers was necessary.
Oakland School District Defends Police Action Against Protesters At Board MeetingThe Oakland Unified School District defended itself against accusations that police officers behaved violently toward protesters at a Board of Education meeting on Wednesday evening, when six people were arrested, including one who was taken to a hospital and left using crutches.
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.
All Oakland Unified Schools to Be Open FridayOakland Unified School District officials said all schools will be open on Friday following PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff that closed nine campuses on Thursday.
Parents, Teachers And Students Protest Planned Closure Of Oakland Elementary SchoolParents, teachers and students mounted a passionate protest Friday morning, upset over the district's plans to close an Oakland elementary school.
Oakland Unified School District Apologizes After Failing To Deliver Lunch To StudentsThe Oakland Unified School District is apologizing after failing to deliver hot lunches to roughly 20 kindergartners, first graders and second graders at Oakland’s Henry J. Kaiser Elementary School.
Parents Decry Planned Merger of Two Oakland SchoolsA day after the Oakland school board voted to merge high-performing Henry J. Kaiser Elementary school in the Oakland hills with Sankofa Academy, a struggling school in the North Oakland flatlands, parents of Kaiser students are vowing to fight.
Parents Concerned After Possible Nooses Found Near Chabot Elementary In OaklandThere is growing concern among parents in Oakland as the school district sends out a warning about a second rope that resembles a noose found near Chabot Elementary in the past three weeks.
Oakland Parents Urge School Board To Reconsider Merging Two SchoolsParents in Oakland are upset about the latest wave of school closures and mergers that are impacting thousands of students.
Oakland Schools Lose Their Cool, Install Classroom Fans During Heat WaveRelief in the form of nearly 200 electric fans is on the way for thousands of students struggling with the heat this past week in Oakland.
Questions Remain As Oakland Students Return To The ClassroomThe Oakland Unified School District students have begun their 2019-2020 academic year with multiple teacher positions open, which the district says is not unusual.