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.
Many, especially first-year teachers, are spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent, exceeding the federal cutoff for affordable housing.
Alameda County Office of Education team steps in to train district staff and help implement fiscal stability procedures as chief business officer position is eliminated.
West Contra Costa Unified is one of the latest California school districts to agree to switch from at-large to by-district elections in 2020. The goal is to have the board reflect the community's diversity.
Board member Jody London said the district could not give teachers the raises it agreed to in settling the recent strike without making the cuts.
The district and teachers' union reach a four-year agreement that would give teachers an 11 percent raise, plus a 3 percent bonus.
School boards in West Contra Costa Unified, Los Angeles Unified and Oakland Unified have all expressed concerns about the growth of charter schools.