Schools will likely "have some kind of blended model with both in-person and distance learning next year."
The Class of 2020 had the end of their senior year disrupted by a deadly global pandemic, but they have proved their resilience by making it to graduation.
Two months into schools being closed, three East Oakland teachers say some students have yet to have internet access during this time, and how many students do not like online learning.
Oakland High School graduate creates laser cut face shields for Kaiser nurses.
View agendas, meeting details, and videos of past and present OUSD Board meetings here. The District is required to publicly notice meetings at least 24 hours in advance. In the midst of an unprecedented global[More]
Ryan Barba's life has been interupted by COVID-19. As a community college student and part-time essential worker, he is adapting to new routines and communication.
Last Friday, in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, the Oakland Unified School District announced that all schools and child development centers would be closing for three weeks at the end of the day. On[More]
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, parents, students, teachers, and community members protested at the Oakland Unified School District school board meeting held at La Escuelita. Teachers criticized the board for school closures that harm Oakland[More]
I was a troubled student who had lost all sight of direction in middle school and officially dropped out in the 10th grade. Besides a desire to become a professional writer, there was nothing[More]
The recently intensified ICE presence and threat of attack reminds me of the City of Oakland’s Fruitvale Gang Injunction, the last time I saw the community so vulnerable in a collective way. It was[More]