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.
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.