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.
Final plans on reopening OUSD schools will be announced on Friday, July 10.
A local campaign led by Black activists in Oakland to transform OUSD by expelling school police is gaining momentum.
Schools will likely "have some kind of blended model with both in-person and distance learning next year."
Two months into schools being closed, three East Oakland teachers say some students have yet to have internet access during this time, and how many students do not like online learning.
Oakland High School graduate creates laser cut face shields for Kaiser nurses.