While Latino youth make up 41 percent and still growing numbers of students in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), they are a disproportionately small part of the OUSD workforce, significantly in the classroom, where [...]
The leadership of the Oakland Unified School District facilities department is critical for the success of our schools. There are hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars at stake – small mistakes can become million dollar [...]
Oakland Unified School District officials are struggling to explain why there is no conflict of interest in hiring Lance Jackson as the interim chief of the district’s bond-funded construction projects and that Jackson’s $30,000 a [...]
Several hundred students, parents and teachers held a rally and marched through the streets of East Oakland this week to demonstrate their solidarity with the teachers’ union in its contract negotiations with the school district [...]
The Oakland Unified School District administration bypassed Board of Education approval in order to pay Lance Jackson $30,000 a month to oversee the district’s multimillion dollar construction program, the Oakland Post has learned. <
Oakland Unified School District Antwan Wilson and his new team of administrators recently met with Pastors of Oakland, the African American Chamber of Commerce and the Oakland NAACP, seeking to build rapport and support for [...]
By Jorge Lerma Latinos make up 41 percent of Oakland’s student population and are still overlooked and poorly represented in the policy and decision-making apparatus of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).
For someone who does not understand unions and negotiations, it might appear perfectly innocent that the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) put a “polite invitation” on the teachers union Facebook page to read the school [...]