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.
McClymonds HS Students Resuming Classes At 3 Other Oakland SchoolsOakland Unified School District officials said Monday that McClymonds High School students will be separated and resume classes Tuesday at three schools after they were displaced.
Oakland Community Meetings Set to Address McClymonds High ClosureA pair of meetings is scheduled Monday to update the McClymonds High School community on the situation at the temporarily-closed Oakland campus.
Oakland Students Featured In HBO Documentary Watch Themselves On Big ScreenSome Oakland students have embraced the challenging opportunity to speak before a crowd and now their talents are featured in a new HBO documentary titled "We Are The Dream."
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.