Measure N is a parcel tax that, if passed on Tuesday, would direct funds towards college and career preparation programs in Oakland's high schools.
Three Oakland school board members are vacating their spots on the Board of Education this fall, making room for a field of first-time school board candidates racing toward the November 4 election.
Oakland mayoral candidates answer questions and seek votes – by discussing education.
Taking math class online, designing video games, working with NASA scientists to launch experiments in space—these are things students at the Urban Promise Academy (UPA) can do with the 210 laptops the Oakland Unified School...
In a 5 to 0 vote, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education approved the first "lab" charter school in Oakland on Wednesday night. The school's site is yet to be determined, but...
Elementary students stand in line at Oakland’s Stonehurst Campus Kitchen, facing a critical question that will define the next thirty minutes of their lives: burger or chicken salad?
Members of the Oakland Education Association showed up en masse at Tuesday's school board meeting.
In its Tuesday meeting, the board will continue negotiating with the OEA over their agreement, hear a new charter school proposal and vote whether to create two new jobs in the Office of Post-Secondary Readiness.
Amid signs that e-cigarette use is rising among Oakland students, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is preparing to vote within the next two months on policy that would likely extend the ban on smoking...
The Oakland Unified School District will implement a new wellness policy to fight childhood obesity.
Another year in Oakland showed how much the city can change and come together, demonstrating its vibrant, diverse character.
Oakland’s black youth are arrested in school at a rate that is more than double their proportion of the school population, a community nonprofit said.
Life has not been easy for student-athlete Jacquese Steen. As a result, he is determined to not let anything stop him from playing college football and getting a good education.
When Rebecca Adams started teaching yoga and mindfulness at Oakland High School last year, it was as a weekly class for the staff, funded by a Staff Wellness grant from the Oakland Unified School District.
For the first time in the Oakland Unified School District’s history, parents of all low-income children eligible to receive a free or reduced lunch must apply for the program by February 6 -- or the...
High school teacher Aaron Vanderwerff was recognized on Tuesday for the development of an inventive science program that has helped to transform the lives of young students at Lighthouse Community Charter School, in Oakland.