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.
Oakland School District Warns Teachers Planning Work Stoppage Not to Call In SickThe Oakland Unified School District has issued a warning to Oakland High School teachers planning a work stoppage Monday to not call in sick, according to district officials.
Raiders Make $250,000 Donation To Help Save Oakland Sports ProgramsOn Tuesday night, the Raiders came to the rescue of Oakland high school sports programs with a $250,000 donation that will make some drastic cuts unnecessary.
Anonymous Donor Saves Oakland's High School Girls' Teams Sports From CutsA Good Samaritan has saved girls’ high school sports teams in Oakland from getting cut this semester.
Study Finds Oakland Charter Schools Cost District $57 Million A YearA report released Tuesday says that charter schools cost the Oakland Unified School District $57.3 million in funding every year that otherwise could be used to reduce class sizes and have more core services such as counseling and libraries.
High School In Oakland Briefly Locked Down By Student With HandgunAuthorities at Fremont High School in Oakland briefly put the school on lockdown Wednesday morning after a student was found to have a handgun, according to a district spokesperson.
Oakland Teachers Receive Lesson In Dealing With Active ShootersOn a day where students were staging walkouts across the country to protest gun violence and call for legislative action, there was a teach-in for Oakland educators. The lesson plan was all about dealing with an active shooter.
Oakland Schools Push Back Against Trump's Proposal To Arm TeachersTeachers and police working in Oakland public schools say having teachers armed with guns would actually make things more dangerous.
Oakland School District Conducts Active-Shooter Training After Florida MassacreTwo days after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school, the Oakland Unified School District on Friday conducted active-shooter training for teachers and administrators.
Multi-Million Dollar Budget Cut Coming To Oakland Unified SchoolsTeachers, parents and students protested the Oakland Unified School District's Board of Education multi-million dollar mid-year budget cut.