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?
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.
"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.