Celebrating the excellence of 21 African American students who achieved 100 percent on the California Standards Test (CST), the Oakland Unified School District Office of African American Male Achievement (AAMA) held its 4th annual Perfect [...]
In an ongoing commitment to the community, the Oakland Raiders have developed another innovative program to benefit local students. The program, named First & Goal Kids, kicked off with the 2013 home opener against the [...]
Nearly three quarters of juvenile arrests in Oakland are African American boys, who are often picked up for relatively minor offenses, according to a study recently released by the local nonprofit Black Organizing Project, Public [...]
A year ago, the Oakland Unified School District entered an agreement with federal civil rights officials to reduce the number of suspensions of African-American students in Oakland schools and eradicate bias in discipline.
By Barbara Grady Stating it is already at work to revamp teacher evaluation processes along with several other changes, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) this week responded to the county Civil Grand Jury complaints [...]
By Barbara Grady, Oakland Local The Oakland Unified School District, as well as school districts in San Francisco, Los Angeles and five other large cities, received federal approval on Tuesday to begin a new way [...]
By Jaron K. Epstein The Oakland Unified School District is starting this month to move its headquarters to 1000 Broadway (11th & Broadway) in downtown Oakland. The district will be utilizing several floors of the [...]
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