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Taylor Carriedo, a kindergarten student at Lazear Elementary, colored at an OUSD board meeting last week while her parents protested against school closures. On Wednesday, the board will approve or reject superintendent Tony Smith’s recommendations for closures.

OUSD school closures vote Wed follows years of creating small schools, then having to pay for them

The Oakland Unified School District's controversial proposal to close five elementary schools this fall, and more in coming years, follows a multi-year program of encouraging small small schools--subdividing bigger facilities into multiple smaller ones, each...