Schools to reopen with 'equity' in mind.
"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.
"9.1% of hospital patients in Alameda County were confirmed COVID-19 positive, higher than 6.3% last week."
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."
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