Oakland Teachers' Union Expected To Make Strike Announcement SaturdayUnion leaders for teachers in Oakland on Friday said they will make a major announcement about the looming strike Saturday afternoon.
Oakland School Goes Without Heat Due To Gas LeakFor nearly a week, a gas leak at an Oakland school has forced children to go to class without heat in the cold weather.
Teach For America Slammed For 'Pressuring' Members To Cross Oakland Picket LineMore than 300 alumni signed the letter to Teach for America's leadership, asking it to stop "pressuring" young teachers to break a strike that could come next week.
Oakland Students Stage 'Sick Out' To Show Support For TeachersStudents in Oakland organized a "sick out" Friday morning to show support their teachers as they inch closer to a strike.
Oakland Kids Speak Up As School Board, Superintendent Explain Budget Cut PlansSuperintendent Kyla Johnson Trammell explained the cuts are painful, but necessary. The Board of Education faced the wrath of the students who will be hit hardest by the cuts.
Oakland Unified Announces Contingency Plans For Teachers StrikeWith a possible strike authorized by teachers in Oakland looming later this month, the head of the East Bay school district spoke on Wednesday morning about how officials are getting ready.
Oakland Teachers Vote Overwhelmingly To Authorize StrikeTeachers in the Oakland Unified School District have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike in the midst of a stalemate in contract negotiations, officials announced Monday afternoon.
Oakland Unified Teachers Begin Voting On Potential Strike, Fight Against 2nd School ClosureTeachers at the Oakland Unified School District began voting after school on Tuesday on a potential strike.
District Board Vote To Close Oakland School Sparks OutrageA vocal group of students and teachers expressed their outrage Monday night as the Oakland school board voted to close the first of what could be as many as 24 schools in the district due to budget constraints.
Parents and Teachers Demand Emergency Delay of Oakland School ClosuresA group of parents, teachers and former school board members is demanding that the Oakland Unified School District delay a decision to shutter dozens of schools to close the district’s $30 million budget gap.
Oakland Unified School District Faces Up To $30M In Budget CutsSchool closures, program cuts and a teacher strike are all possibilities as the Oakland Unified School District faces a deficit of up to $30 million.
Oakland Teachers And Staff Participate In 'Sick Out'Teachers and support staff from across the Oakland Unified School District on Friday joined together for a one-day "sick out" to protest the stalemate in ongoing contract negotiations for the teachers' union.
Oakland Teachers Plan Unsanctioned Disruption To Protest Slow Contract Talks A group of Oakland teachers said they plan to engage in a major disruption on Friday to protest the slow pace of contract talks between the Oakland Unified School District and the teachers' union.
Oakland School District Officials Grapple With Budget Shortfall, Declining EnrollmentOakland Unified School District is looking at consolidating, reconfiguring or even closing some schools to bridge expected budget deficits in the coming years.
Seeking New Contract, Dozens Of Oakland Teachers Stage SickoutDozens of teachers from throughout the Oakland Unified School District marched from Oakland High school to City Hall on Monday, many who called out sick to take part.