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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
The future of American Indian Model Schools (AIMS), in doubt for months after its charter was revoked last year by the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), will be to re-main open, an Alameda County judge [...]
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 [...]
More than 1,000 high-achieving Oakland students were honored this week at the 2014 African-American Honor Roll celebration, hosted by the Oakland Unified School District’s Office of African-American Male Achievement (AAMA).Held Monday at Acts Full Gospel [...]
Marking the final stages of a nationwide search for a new superintendent, the Oakland Board of Education has nominated Denver Public Schools (DPS) Assistant Superintendent Antwan Wilson for the Oakland Unified School District’s top administrative [...]
Eddie Scruggs-Smith still remembers the message her single mother drilled into her when she was young: “education means opportunity.” Although Scruggs-Smith sometimes doubted her academic abilities, the self-proclaimed product of the Oakland schools says it [...]