OUSD teachers share the challenges of distance learning, and what it would take to go back to the classroom.
An East Oakland school that formerly resembled a prison, according to some, now has a state-of-the-art campus.
Oakland Voices spoke with some teachers about the challenges and surprises of distance learning.
Managing distance learning with five children.
"It shouldn’t be a struggle. I shouldn’t have to go through no sleep and a migraine because I have a child with autism." - Dina Kenna, parents of two elementary-school children.
if passed, what would Oakland's new school bond measure do?
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]