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Oakland Unified School District
June 20, 2017
About 30 percent of Oakland students attend charter schools – one of the highest concentrations of charter students in the state.
June 15, 2017
Will social and emotional learning turn out to be just a fad? Researchers propose strategies to prevent that fate.
June 5, 2017
School boards hope that superintendents with ties to their districts will reduce the churn in leadership.
May 2, 2017
The pilot Thrival World Academies program, which took 11 Oakland high school students to Thailand for three months, hopes to expand to 25 students next year.
April 6, 2017
The National Math + Science Initiative program has led to improved Advanced Placement test scores in more than 725 schools in 34 states over three years.
February 9, 2017
A national nonprofit visits Oakland to distribute free books to elementary students.
January 19, 2017
Many district officials are encouraging teachers to engage students in discussion.
January 18, 2017
The approach encourages hands-on learning through experiments.
January 13, 2017
Oakland needs a superintendent deeply rooted in the community who will stay on the job for the next 10 years.
January 8, 2017
'Thrival Academies' program aims to expand to 100 Oakland Unified students next year and to launch in Indianapolis in 2018-19.
November 27, 2016
School officials, especially in California, are placing increased emphasis on respect for all students and civil discourse.
November 22, 2016
The district has had three superintendents in the past four years.
October 23, 2016
The Oakland superintendent is the only California leader who is part of the national coalition.
October 20, 2016
It is the first statewide school construction bond measure since 2006.
October 12, 2016
Educators are more focused on how students and teachers interact.