The controversy over the growing influence of charter schools in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) was the focus of a panel of prominent academics speaking at a forum this week.
Education activists of color marched to the Oakland Board of Education Wednesday meeting, where they shut down the meeting for about 20 minutes to demand that the school board take a stand to halt “Common [...]
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is considering including charter schools as part of the enrollment system for public schools in the city. Called Common Enrollment, this program already has been instituted in cities such [...]
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) administrators walked out of the most recent meeting of the district’s official special education Community Advisory Committee (CAC) after parents voted unanimously to criticize the district for moving ahead to [...]
The Educational Coalition for Hispanics in Oakland (ECHO) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) on Saturday, April 30, from noon to 3 p.m. will honor over 2,500 Latino students who have maintained a cumulative [...]
The Oakland Post newspaper and its editor Ken Epstein have been nominated for the 2015 John Swett Award for Media Excellence, presented annually to news outlets and reporters by the California Teachers Association (CTA).
When the Oakland Unified School District is making big decisions that affect the lives of students and families and the future of schools – such as the reorganization of special education that is now underway [...]
Parents and teachers are raising concerns that they are being kept in the dark until the last minute about what they consider to be a disruptive overhaul of the Oakland Unified School District’s (OUSD) special [...]
By Supt. Antwan Wilson Last week this paper ran a story entitled “Oakland Schools in Turmoil as District Threatens to Remove 17 Principals.” This is completely false, and this number was not confirmed [...]
By Supt. Antwan Wilson Here in the U.S., state government drives the majority of education funding and policy, so it is important to advocate in Sacramento for the needs of our community, schools, [...]