Saleem Shakir-Gilmore is running to become the District 4 member of the Oakland Board of Education. An Oakland native and former public school parent, he is an award-winning educator who has dedicated his career to [...]
Chevron, in partnership with Donorschoose.org, delivered science equipment to Global Family Elementary School in East Oakland this week. Oakland A’s mascot Stomper shelled out boxes filled with K’NEX solar kits, safety goggles, water PH test [...]
In the 11 years since the State of California declared the Oakland Unified School District bankrupt and seized complete control of district governance and finances, the state has not conducted an audit of the district’s [...]
Plans are moving forward to lease or sell the Oakland Unified School District property at Second Avenue near the estuary – which currently house the Dewey Academy high school campus and the district’s former administration [...]
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is scrambling to hire teachers and purchase new textbooks to ensure that every classroom has a teacher and books before school starts Monday, Aug. 25.
New Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Superintendent Antwan Wilson spoke Sunday at Back to School Youth Covering Worship service held by the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church at 3701 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland.
The future of American Indian Model Schools (AIMS), in doubt for months after its charter was revoked last year by the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), will be to re-main open, an Alameda County judge [...]
The Oakland City Attorney this week sued the absentee owners of the West Grand Hotel, a single room occupancy rental property that has a reputation for for drug activity and unsafe, inhumane living conditions. For [...]
Teachers, community members and students are complaining that the Oakland Unified School District has violated academic freedom when it unilaterally, without any public discussion, shut down an “Urban Dreams” website, containing 27 units of federally [...]
Mayor Jean Quan, along with education leaders, faith leaders, city staff and the Black Young Democrats of the East Bay presented a resolution to the City Council Tuesday honoring the outgoing Superintendent of the Oakland [...]