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.
Parents and Teachers Demand Emergency Delay of Oakland School ClosuresA group of parents, teachers and former school board members is demanding that the Oakland Unified School District delay a decision to shutter dozens of schools to close the district’s $30 million budget gap.
Oakland School District Officials Grapple With Budget Shortfall, Declining EnrollmentOakland Unified School District is looking at consolidating, reconfiguring or even closing some schools to bridge expected budget deficits in the coming years.
Budget Furlough Means Fall Vacation At San Jose SchoolsJust a month into the school year, students in San Jose have already been advised it’s time for a break.