EBMUD Testing Water At Oakland Unified Schools For LeadEast Bay Municipal Utility District officials on Thursday will begin lead testing of tap water at all schools within the Oakland Unified School District.
Community Demands End To Lead Contamination In Oakland SchoolsA long list of Oakland educators and activists call on Oakland Unified School District to take stronger action to prevent lead exposure in schools.
Oakland School Board Names New SuperintendentAfter a months-long search for a new superintendent for the Oakland Unified School District, the school board announced Wednesday that Kyla Johnson-Trammell has been selected.
Rev. Jackson, Silicon Valley Leaders Donate $42,500 For Oakland Tech ScholarshipsOakland's computer science and technology students got a much needed financial assist Rev. Jesse Jackson's PUSHTech2020 Summit.
Oakland Students Voice Concerns Over AC Transit Service CutsStudents in Oakland on Wednesday were speaking out about an AC Transit plan that could cut bus routes they use to get to their schools in the Oakland hills.
Oakland Schools Plan Inauguration Activities As It Anticipates ProtestsOakland public schools will be hosting activities and exercises to nurture student voices and educate them about their role in the democratic process.
Oakland Unified School District Names Interim SuperintendentThe Oakland School Board has named Dr. Devin Dillon as interim superintendent, as they search for a replacement for Antwan Wilson, who abruptly announced he was leaving the district.
Oakland Unified Superintendent To Lead Washington, DC SchoolsOakland Unified School District superintendent Antwan Wilson said Monday that he is leaving the district in February to become the next chancellor for District of Columbia Public Schools in Washington, D.C.
FBI Investigating 'Creepy Clown' Threats; Oakland Schools Get Friday LockoutPolice in Oakland were on alert Friday afternoon after continuing "creepy clown" threats led the city’s school district to increase security measures at all schools, according to officials.
Oakland School Officials Warn Of Phone Scam Targeting FamiliesA frightening phone scam targeting Oakland Unified School District families has prompted school officials to issue a warning to parents.
Harvard University Selects Oakland Unified School District For New Education ProgramThe Harvard Graduate School of Education announced Tuesday that it has selected the Oakland Unified School District to be one of six districts in the country to participate in a new program aimed at improving educational outcomes for all students.
Oakland Unified Looks To Integrate Special Ed Students In Regular ClassroomsThe Oakland Unified School District is trying to sell teachers and parents on a plan to move special education students into regular classrooms.
Oakland Unified Considers Building Affordable Housing For TeachersLooking to solve their shortage of teachers, the Oakland Unified School district is looking at a plan to build its own affordable housing to attract candidates.
Oakland Unified Scrambles To Hire Dozens Of Teachers Before School Year BeginsChildren will be filling the halls of Oakland schools next week, but will there be teachers to greet them? A shortage of teachers has administrators scrambling to fill dozens of positions in the next few days.
Mysterious Donor Gives $34M To Oakland Schools, NonprofitsAn anonymous person has donated $34 million dollars to the Oakland Unified School District and dozens of nonprofit organizations to help children and low-income entrepreneurs.