Education

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Teachers in East Oakland Rise to the Challenge Eight Weeks after School Closure

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.
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While Students Were Learning at Home, OUSD Board Gives Favorable Deal to Charter School on Public Land

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]
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How Oakland Teachers are Adapting to Distance Learning after School Closures

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]

Families, teachers speak out at Oakland school board meeting

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]