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Oakland Tech history teacher Tania Kappner addresses the board on Wednesday morning, with TV cameras behind her.

A day after heated meeting, OUSD board votes to lease Santa Fe Elementary to Emeryville

The Oakland Unified School District board reconvened Thursday afternoon after Wednesday night’s meeting was adjourned early thanks to chanting protesters who drowned out the board members’ discussion. Nine people were arrested later that night when...
Nikita Mitchell

School board opener brings harsh budget news

Despite many heartfelt pleas to keep arts programs and continue running early childhood development centers, Superintendent Tony Smith told the audience at Wednesday night's school board meeting that there just isn't enough money for all...