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.
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.