Many long-time educators and Oakland parents are raising serious questions about a new Oakland Unified School District plan to turn over five schools – including three East and West Oakland high schools – to charters [...]
Oakland Unified School District’s new superintendent Antwan Wilson has released a statement urging educators to look at how their work will be affected by the “Black Lives Matter” movement that is sweeping the country. “E
As California adjusts to the new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) adopted by the state in 2013, an evaluation of first year of LCAP filings by the Summer Matters campaign shows overwhelming momentum toward funding [...]
A website with lesson plans for teaching students about social justice issues was taken offline almost eight months ago for review by the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), prompting complaints that the district was censoring [...]
A new initiative sponsored by Comcast and the leaders of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) promises to create new digital opportunities for students and teachers in the city’s public school classrooms.Comcast and the school [...]
Oakland teachers are still waiting to see if the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will re-establish a curriculum website that provided federally funded history curriculum units that encouraged students to study and evaluate social justice [...]
Great Oakland Public Schools (GO), a nonprofit network of educators, families and community leaders, has endorsed four candidates for the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education in the November 4th general election.
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.
Students, teachers and community members held a barbecue Monday to muster their forces to protect Dewey Academy, a longtime continuation high school that is sitting on property at Second Avenue and E. 12th Street that [...]