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.
Six Protesters Arrested After Climbing Barrier At Oakland School Board MeetingProtesters disrupted an Oakland Unified School District board meeting and climbed over barriers, causing school district police to intervene Wednesday evening, school district officials said.
All Oakland Unified Schools to Be Open FridayOakland Unified School District officials said all schools will be open on Friday following PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff that closed nine campuses on Thursday.
Parents, Teachers And Students Protest Planned Closure Of Oakland Elementary SchoolParents, teachers and students mounted a passionate protest Friday morning, upset over the district's plans to close an Oakland elementary school.
Oakland Unified School District Apologizes After Failing To Deliver Lunch To StudentsThe Oakland Unified School District is apologizing after failing to deliver hot lunches to roughly 20 kindergartners, first graders and second graders at Oakland’s Henry J. Kaiser Elementary School.
Parents Decry Planned Merger of Two Oakland SchoolsA day after the Oakland school board voted to merge high-performing Henry J. Kaiser Elementary school in the Oakland hills with Sankofa Academy, a struggling school in the North Oakland flatlands, parents of Kaiser students are vowing to fight.
Parents Concerned After Possible Nooses Found Near Chabot Elementary In OaklandThere is growing concern among parents in Oakland as the school district sends out a warning about a second rope that resembles a noose found near Chabot Elementary in the past three weeks.
Oakland Parents Urge School Board To Reconsider Merging Two SchoolsParents in Oakland are upset about the latest wave of school closures and mergers that are impacting thousands of students.
Oakland Schools Lose Their Cool, Install Classroom Fans During Heat WaveRelief in the form of nearly 200 electric fans is on the way for thousands of students struggling with the heat this past week in Oakland.
Questions Remain As Oakland Students Return To The ClassroomThe Oakland Unified School District students have begun their 2019-2020 academic year with multiple teacher positions open, which the district says is not unusual.
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.