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.
Author won support to set middle schools to start no earlier than 8 a.m. and high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
Move follows formal complaints by two former teachers alleging students at Castlemont High were given credit for work not completed.
Oakland Unified School board expects to vote on second round of school closures, consolidations and expansions on Sept. 11.
Board will review complete draft responses Sept. 11 and must submit final responses to findings and recommendations by Sept. 19.
What's underway at this East Bay school could help other struggling California schools.
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Like Oakland Unified, West Contra Costa faces budget deficits and sought help from its county office of education.
De Anza High School in West Contra Costa Unified in the East Bay has seen its graduation rate rise higher than the statewide average from 2014-15 to 2017-18.
The district is hiring Luz Cazares, an experienced business official, to implement best practices and lay the groundwork for a new CFO.
Board members also wonder whether voters would approve new tax measures next year, after grand jury report blasts district for fiscal mismanagement.
Fewer students and budget woes lead the Oakland Unified School District to propose closing or merging schools amid public opposition.
A commitment to save a California school includes a groundbreaking agreement between the teachers' union and school district.
Charter school association says report, commissioned by the West Contra Costa Unified School District, is “pure propaganda.”
District is working with fiscal experts from the Alameda County Office of Education as it seeks an interim CFO to help stabilize financial practices.