Researchers found 61 of 100 districts nationwide plan to offer summer school, but many are not expanding programs or trying new things.
State Board of Education President, Oakland Unified Superintendent and Hoover Institute fellow discuss inequities among returning students.
Donation brings total funding to $12 million to purchase devices and internet access for students to help provide distance learning.
Oakland Unified school board temporarily waives its 2.0 GPA and senior project grad requirements during emergencies such as school closures.
With schools urged to provide more distance between students, it is ill-advised to crowd more students into merged campuses, advocates say.
Contract through June 2023 would make Kyla Johnson-Trammell the district's longest-tenured superintendent in decades with six years in post.
Educators and community members in Oakland Unified and West Contra Costa Unified have established several fundraisers and other campaigns.
Berkeley Unified and Oakland Unified tighten up cyber security after a Berkeley Zoombombing intrusion and Oakland posts access codes online.
The governor issued an executive order allowing virtual meetings, as long as the public has access.
The board voted to lay off about 100 workers to close its 2020-21 budget deficit, may consider eliminating its police force in the future.
Teachers to receive layoff notices next week, but district hopes to rescind many by negotiating other cost-cutting solutions with unions.
West Contra Costa Unified is eyeing to cut $32 million from next year's budget including teaching jobs. Layoff notices will go out by March 15.
The school board has agreed it must cut about $21.5 million from next year's budget but is now getting proposals on where to make those cuts
The school board and others in West Contra Costa Unified did not approve a plan to convert six elementary schools into K-8 schools next year.
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.