While we move to the red tier, for now, OUSD schools will continue distance learning through the end of 2020.
Starting today, the meals will again be open to all Oakland students, including those attending charters and schools outside of Oakland.
After deleting all references to Arab American Studies and Pacific Islander Studies in the CA Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC), the state is likely to reinstate both in the next revised version of the curriculum.
"We will continue to work to improve crisis distance learning and organize to get the funding and resources for a safe school reopening. We have an opportunity to make schools better than they were pre-COVID.”[Read more]
Oakland Voices chats with four activists who attended the "“Ed Equity or Else” National Day of Resistance against calls from the Federal government to prematurely reopen schools.
OUSD schools and the district are offering to fill the technology gap, including loaning out Chromebooks and WiFi hotspots, while the clock is ticking closer to first day of school on August 10.
7 OUSD teachers respond to distance learning, and what the first week of school might look like.
OUSD supports Arab American studies, but CA Dept of Education may cut it out of the Ethnic Studies curriculum.
"Nurses were sometimes assigned five patients at once, including positive and non-positive patients."
OUSD needs to successfully negotiate Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with seven labor unions before school of any type can resume.