Oakland School District Seeing Spike In Departing PrincipalsThe Oakland Unified School District said 20 principals have quit over the summer, higher than the 10 to 12 that have left in recent years, according to district spokesperson John Sasaki.
Oakland's Kaiser Elementary Slated to Close Following MergerHenry J. Kaiser Elementary in Oakland is set to be merged with another school. Parents from both schools packed a meeting Saturday and many were angry and skeptical of the plan.
Annual Oakland Student Trip To South Africa Canceled Due To Lack Of FundsAn annual trip to South Africa for students in and around Oakland was canceled abruptly last month when the trip organizer announced that she was unable to secure the necessary funding, leaving families scrambling for answers.
Oakland District's Deal With Teachers Includes Moratorium On Charter SchoolsThe Oakland Teacher's strike has come to an end, but not everyone is happy about it. One of the terms of the agreement was placing a moratorium on charter schools.
Oakland Teachers Vote To Ratify Tentative Contract, End StrikeOakland teachers voted Sunday afternoon to accept a tentative contract deal, effectively ending the strike and putting teachers back in classrooms on Monday.
Oakland Teachers Union Pushes Strike Settlement Vote to SundayTeachers in Oakland will vote Sunday on a tentative agreement that would end their seven-day strike.
Oakland School Board Postpones Meeting As Teacher Strike ContinuesThe Oakland school board postponed a meeting scheduled for Wednesday night as a strike by 3,000 teachers, nurses, counselors and other staff members continued for a fifth day.
Oakland Teachers Strike Headed For 5th Day Despite State Superintendent Mediating TalksThe Oakland Unified School District and the Oakland Education Association returned to the bargaining table on Tuesday, but the teachers strike will continue Wednesday for the fifth day.
Negotiations Stall As Oakland Teachers Strike Edges Towards Day 4Oakland teachers are enlisting the help of some star power Monday in their efforts to secure a contract agreement.
Oakland Parents, School District Brace For Teachers StrikeOakland Unified School District officials and union representatives made a last-minute effort Wednesday to avoid Thursday’s strike, but negotiators were unable to reach a new deal for teachers.
Oakland Principals Ask State Legislators For More Funds Ahead Of StrikeDozens of principals from the Oakland Unified School District headed to the state capitol on Wednesday to push for more education funding.
Students, Parents, Lawmakers Make Plans As Oakland Teacher Strike LoomsThe union representing teachers and faculty at Oakland schools announced they are set to go out on strike on Thursday. The move has students, parents and the City trying come up with a plan.
Oakland Teachers Union Calls for Feb. 21 Strike Over Pay, Class SizesThe Oakland teachers' union on Saturday called on its 3,000 members to strike after negotiating with the Oakland Unified School District for more than a year and a half.
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.