Tag Archives: school board

School Board Candidates Interactive Map

School board candidates present backgrounds, qualifications

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 City Dist. 2 Council member Pat Kernighan speaking to the school board on Wednesday evening. (Photo by Nausheen Husain)

Complaints from Crocker parents heard at school board meeting

Parents from Crocker Highlands Elementary School shared concerns about the state of their children’s school Wednesday night at the Oakland Unified School District’s fifth board meeting of the year.
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School board candidates sound off on district challenges

This November, four seats on the Oakland Unified School District board are up for election. In three of the district races, incumbents face new opponents, while in District 5, candidates are vying for the seat...
Parents drop off their kids to Piedmont Elementary in Oakland during the first week of school.

Former Lakeview Elementary parents and students adjust to new schools

Zarina Ahmad, principal of Piedmont Avenue Elementary in Oakland, put extra effort this year into creating a bright first day of school. She and her staff pasted a class list to the outside wall, with...

Attendance boundaries will change after OUSD vote for school closures

This week, OUSD officials are hosting community input meetings on boundary changes that are scheduled to go on until Wednesday. The boundary changes come after the OUSD school board voted in October to close five...
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Concerned citizens protest school closures at OUSD board meeting

Concerned parents, children and community members packed the Oakland Unified School District board meeting Wednesday night. They clutched protest signs that voiced opposition to the recent announcement that OUSD will soon close as many as...