With schools urged to provide more distance between students, it is ill-advised to crowd more students into merged campuses, advocates say.
The unexpected announcement from Gov. Gavin Newsom that schools should consider resuming as early as late July was met with immediate pushback.
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.
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 toxic cancer-causing chemical trichloroethylene — or TCE — was found at McClymonds High School in West Oakland.
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
The ongoing impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump in the U.S. Senate gives teachers the opportunity to teach history as it unfolds.
Nine district parents and teachers say police injured them during an Oct. 23 board meeting where they were protesting school closures.
Activists against school closures are targeting for recall Oakland Unified school board member Jody London, who voted in favor of school closures.
The Oakland Unified school board closed its meeting to the public a second time after protesters turned out in force.
After two and a half years, Oakland Unified’s superintendent faces school closing protests, fallout from a teachers’ strike, and averting insolvency.
No protesters showed up, prompting some critics to allege the board violated open meeting laws in its attempt to prevent disruptions.
District officials offer to meet with protesters as Oakland and state teachers' unions echo demands for school closure moratorium until 2022.
A dispute over district plans to merge two schools continues amid a district announcement that it will allow affected students to go to other schools.