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.
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.