Some parents are also opting for preschool because a more familiar environment offers comfort during the pandemic.
Distance learning is difficult in its own right. Distance learning while hungry will be even harder.
Oakland Unified reached a tentative agreement on distance learning which, if approved, will go into effect immediately upon ratification.
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.
As coronavirus cases spike across California more school districts are making the decision to educate students online next 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.
Model expands the ability of schools to support students and their families in multiple ways.
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.