Nine district parents and teachers say police injured them during an Oct. 23 board meeting where they were protesting school closures.
The district measure will appear on the March ballot with a statewide construction bond measure that could provide matching funds to many districts.
Activists against school closures are targeting for recall Oakland Unified school board member Jody London, who voted in favor of school closures.
West Contra Costa Unified school board agrees to keep superintendent at the helm while searching for ways to bridge $48 million budget gap.
A $48 million budget deficit is threatening the job of Superintendent Matthew Duffy. A special school board meeting on Friday is expected to focus on possible termination of his contract.
The Oakland Unified school board closed its meeting to the public a second time after protesters turned out in force.
After two and a half years, Oakland Unified’s superintendent faces school closing protests, fallout from a teachers’ strike, and averting insolvency.
No protesters showed up, prompting some critics to allege the board violated open meeting laws in its attempt to prevent disruptions.
District officials offer to meet with protesters as Oakland and state teachers' unions echo demands for school closure moratorium until 2022.
Bay Area district saved some tutor positions at reduced hours after critics said eliminating the positions would hurt the neediest students.
A dispute over district plans to merge two schools continues amid a district announcement that it will allow affected students to go to other schools.
Author won support to set middle schools to start no earlier than 8 a.m. and high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
Board agrees to close two schools and merge them with two others, expand another school, and invest in redesigning an elementary school.
Move follows formal complaints by two former teachers alleging students at Castlemont High were given credit for work not completed.
Oakland Unified School board expects to vote on second round of school closures, consolidations and expansions on Sept. 11.