California Schools Chief Announces Review, Task Force To Analyze Policing In SchoolsCalifornia State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond outlined Wednesday the state’s plans to analyze data on policing in schools.
Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr Speaks Out At Oakland Rally For Police-Free SchoolsGolden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr on Tuesday spoke at a rally organized by activists pushing to eliminate the school police force in Oakland, showing his support for the community during what he called "a real reckoning for America."
Parents, Students, Teachers Considering Plan To Disband Oakland Unified's Police DepartmentRecent protests over police killings have renewed calls to disband Oakland Unified School District’s police department. On Wednesday, the school community met to talk about where to spend the money instead.
San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay ReopeningSix California school districts representing more than 900,000 students say the governor's proposed budget cuts will delay the reopening of schools.
Oakland Schools Seek $12.5M To Close Digital Divide In Coronavirus Remote LearningThe fundraising campaign was spurred by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic forcing students to learn and participate in class while at home.
Skyline HS Student Is Oakland's 1st Ever CIF Scholar-Athlete Of The YearSkyline High School senior Eleanor Wikstrom has been named one of the California Interscholastic Federation's two Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
Oakland Parents, Teachers Call On Mayor, District To Guarantee Internet Access For All StudentsA coalition of parents, community members and more than 340 teachers represented by the Oakland Education Association union called on Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to guarantee internet access to all students in the district.
$1.5M Raised To Support Oakland Students Impacted During Coronavirus PandemicMore than $1.5 million has been raised to support students and their families who have been affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: 2 Oakland School Workers Involved In Food Distribution Test Positive For COVID-19Two Oakland Unified School District employees or volunteers who are involved in the district's food and device distribution programs have tested positive for the new coronavirus, school officials said Friday.
Oakland Educators Say Lack Of Access To Technology A Challenge To Virtual LearningWith widespread school closures confirmed through the rest of the year, teachers and administrators across the Oakland Unified School District are facing new challenges that come with virtual teaching and learning.
Oakland Schools, Libraries, Senior and Rec Centers Close as Community Hunkers DownWith public schools now closed in Oakland, city officials announced that they are also temporarily closing all public library locations and recreation centers starting Monday.
Oakland School District to Cut Personnel to Close Big Budget DeficitOakland Unified has a $20.2 million budget deficit for the upcoming fiscal year. To close that gap, the school board voted Wednesday to dip into reserve funding and lay off roughly 100 workers beginning July 1
Oakland School Board Votes Not To Reduce School Police Despite Heated MeetingThe Oakland Unified School District board voted to not reduce the school district police department Wednesday evening despite a heated meeting and push back from the community.
McClymonds High Students Transferred From Oakland Middle School Classrooms McClymonds High students, force to temporarily relocate from their school because of the discovery of a dangerous chemical in the groundwater under their campus, have been reunited after spending nearly two weeks divided up between three other Oakland schools, officials said.
Oakland Residents Furious At Town Hall About McClymonds High ContaminationAngry West Oakland residents attended a town hall meeting demanding answers but leaving with more questions as McClymonds High School remains closed after tests revealed a high level of a carcinogen on campus.