High rates of Oakland's homeless, foster, and new immigrant students have dropped out from online learning.
More businesses and activities, including indoor ones, allowed to re-open during COVID pandemic, but is it a good idea when flu season is starting?
"2020 was an unusual time to have a planner. The world that we had become accustomed to came to a halt and there were no plans to be made."
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.
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.
It's the first day of school, but classes are online in Oakland.
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.