A citywide campaign raised $12.5 million to provide for low income students, but the devices have not yet arrived due to a backlog.
Building on summer pilot program, nonprofit group wants to help Oakland students in a program that gives low-income parents a stipend to oversee their child's online learning.
After bargaining for three weeks, teachers’ union and district disagree on how to provide distance learning and when to reopen campuses safely.
District expects to implement new credit recovery policies and procedures and to better train staff in their use for the 2020-21 school year.
Bond measure to be placed on the Nov. 3 ballot would cover one-fifth of the $3.4 billion need identified in a Facilities Master Plan.
Board agreed to disband entire internal police department by end of the year and form a committee to come up with an alternative safety plan.
Three-year agreement requires monitoring of Title IX compliance to ensure gender equity in district sports opportunities at all grade levels.
Oakland Unified leaders signal support for eliminating district police, West Contra Costa Unified terminates contracts with city police.
Oakland Unified board to consider eliminating district police force, West Contra Costa Unified teachers urge board to rid police on campuses.
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.