This article is part three of a three-part series sharing OUSD administrator and teacher perspectives to the start of in-person learning, including many lessons learned during 18 months of distance learning during COVID. (Read parts[Read more]
from kindergarten through high school, share their experiences and perceptions, from classroom to Zoom and back again.
Our correspondent Lauren Richardson has the rundown on the one-year anniversary of the Akoma Market in deep East Oakland.
What back-to-school has been like so far this semester
On Saturday, October 2, 2021, education activist Dirk Tillotson was killed in a home invasion robbery in Oakland. Oakland Voices alumni correspondent Iris M. Crawford, who worked with Tillotson on his Great School Voices blog,[Read more]
The OUSD School Board passed a resolution requiring that students ages 12 and up receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, to be fully vaccinated would be two doses of the Pfizer vaccine for that age group.[Read more]
Pfizer/BioNTech, the maker of one of the COVID-19 vaccines, announced that their trial on children ages 5-11 is safe and that the vaccine generated antibodies to the virus. They are expected to submit to the[Read more]
Newsom will remain California's governor.
A year ago, we spoke with Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Director of the Native American Health Center in Oakland and San Francisco as part of our public discussion forum, Oakland Voices Tonight. Last week,[Read more]
School starts next week, and the district has shared its plans for both COVID safety and supporting the mental well-being of students. In a recorded webinar, OUSD staff members share the overall plans and what[Read more]