At Oakland schools on the closure list, distraught pleas to reconsider

on October 25, 2011

The OUSD spent a week in October hosting meetings at each of the elementary schools now recommended for closure next year: Lakeview, Marshall, Maxwell Park, Lazear and Santa Fe Elementary Schools.These meetings were a chance for parents, teachers, students and concerned community members to ask questions about what their futures might look like–and to urge that school officials change their minds.  This video highlights some of these voices.

1 Comment

  1. Peter von Ehrenkrook on October 25, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Thank you Oakland North for shining a light on this issue of safety, equity, and social justice. Your efforts throughout the painful process have been deeply appreciated.



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