To open schools, Oakland Unified Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell argues that school staff be included in Phase 1b of vaccine distribution.
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.
State Board of Education President, Oakland Unified Superintendent and Hoover Institute fellow discuss inequities among returning students.
Pandemic exposed the digital divide and the needs of students in crisis, leaders said, adding that more teacher training is also necessary.
District reaches out to families through wellness checks, changes grading and graduation requirements, provides some technology to seniors.
Contract through June 2023 would make Kyla Johnson-Trammell the district's longest-tenured superintendent in decades with six years in post.
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.
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
After two and a half years, Oakland Unified’s superintendent faces school closing protests, fallout from a teachers’ strike, and averting insolvency.
District officials offer to meet with protesters as Oakland and state teachers' unions echo demands for school closure moratorium until 2022.
Board agrees to close two schools and merge them with two others, expand another school, and invest in redesigning an elementary school.
Oakland Unified School board expects to vote on second round of school closures, consolidations and expansions on Sept. 11.
Fewer students and budget woes lead the Oakland Unified School District to propose closing or merging schools amid public opposition.
As district recovers after strike, superintendent calls on state to provide more funding.
Alameda County Office of Education team steps in to train district staff and help implement fiscal stability procedures as chief business officer position is eliminated.