At an Oakland Unified School Board meeting on Wednesday, it was revealed that the district ended the 2017-18 school year ended with a $29 million surplus, instead of the estimated $1.4 million deficit.
The board also approved the establishment of Lodestar Charter School and a resolution that would continue collaborative efforts to end the sexual exploitation of children.
the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education heard a report from the superintendent, the bi-annual report from the district’s police department, and a petition for a partnership with a new school.
The conversation between The Oakland Unified School District and community members also included a change in the enrollment process and new programs for English Language Learners
The Oakland Unified School District Board of Education approved two charter school petitions Wednesday night: Castlemont Junior Academy and the Conservatory of Vocal and Instrumental Arts (COVA) High School.
OUSD's biweekly school board meeting focused on Dewey Academy and its future, the issue of biased detentions in Oakland schools, and special education.
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...