As the teachers' union and school district continue contract negotiations, teachers across Oakland demonstrated last week to demand smaller class sizes and a pay raise be included in the new contract.
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“Teachers keep themselves here,” Principal Betlach says. “Not in the sense that we don’t do anything, but at the end of the day, it’s on them.”
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A committee meeting on Thursday explored the high turnover rate among staff and teachers in OUSD and its effect on student achievement.
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At the superintendent-parent forum on Saturday morning, parents, teachers and district officials gathered at West Oakland Middle School to discuss new changes for teacher recruitment and retention strategies in Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).
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