Amid coronavirus, teachers reach tentative deal and police say crime on the rise.
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Tagged Aeronabs, African, Alameda County Public Health Department, COVID-19, crime, essential worker, Latinx, Noel Gallo, oakland, Oakland Education Association, Oakland Police, Oakland Unified School District, OEA, technology
A local campaign led by Black activists in Oakland to transform OUSD by expelling school police is gaining momentum.
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Tagged Black Organizing Project, Breonna Taylor, Education, Gary Yee, George Floyd, James Harris, Jessica Black, Jody London, Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, Kyla Johnson-Trammell, oakland, Oakland Unified School District, OUSD, police, protests, Raheim Brown, Roseann Torres, schools, Schools police, youth
Oakland COVID-19 Update: New Shelter-in-place, Oakland schools closed, unemployment rises
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Tagged Alameda County Public Health Department, City of Oakland, Coronavirus, COVID-19, grants, Homeless, Oakland Unified School District, Renters, Shelter-in-place, Unemployment
At last week’s Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) school board meeting on February 26, several big topics were on the agenda: over $20 million in proposed budget cuts and an update on the indefinite closure[Read more]
Following the closure of McClymonds High School due to potentially contaminated water, parents are concerned about the health of their children and the closure will have on their students.
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, parents, students, teachers, and community members protested at the Oakland Unified School District school board meeting held at La Escuelita. Teachers criticized the board for school closures that harm Oakland[Read more]
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Tagged Black Organizing Project (BOP), John Sasaki, Juan Ramires, Keith Brown, Kyla Johnson-Trammell, La Escuelita, Oakland School Board, Oakland Unified School District, Saru Jayaraman, Shamonica Clark
“We’re all different, but we all have that love for Sequoia.” -Zachary Hile At the risk of missing the start of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, several generations of Sequoia students, families, and staff[Read more]
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