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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.
Charter schools did not cause Oakland’s problems and preventing more students from choosing charter schools will not fix them, researchers say.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has embarked on an 18-month plan to redesign a struggling East Bay school. Will it succeed?
Oakland report on charter schools provides one of the most detailed portraits of their impact on a large urban district.
Alameda County Office of Education analysis of district’s budget reveals shortfall if all unions get the same level salary increase as teachers.
Oakland Unified to receive $1.2 million from city to help reinstate cuts to Restorative Justice and Foster Youth programs, supplement library funding.
Assemblywoman has introduced a bill that would ban some inexperienced teachers from schools with a high percentage of low-income students.