Oakland School for the Arts Digital Media student William Truong shares photo essay on Melrose Branch of Oakland Public Libraries.
One Oakland mom says lack of peer interaction and sports one of the biggest gaps during distance learning.
OUSD teachers share the challenges of distance learning, and what it would take to go back to the classroom.
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.
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.
"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]
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.