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What’s Happening in Oakland Education? June 2021 Edition / ¿Qué está pasando en la educación de Oakland? Edición de junio de 2021

Welcome to What’s Happening in Oakland Education? volume 3, a newsletter to keep the community informed. We know how busy families and educators are. The typical OUSD… Read More

Let’s make sure Oakland gets bang for its buck!

The District is receiving nearly $300 million in one-time-use COVID state and federal relief funds to spend over the next three years. Since the pandemic… Read More

Is $300 million enough to reimagine EVERYTHING?

OUSD is receiving nearly $300 million in one-time-use COVID relief funds to spend over the next three years. It’s a huge amount of money (almost… Read More

Ready to take on your child’s college financial aid? We have the tool for you! / ¿Están listos para aplicar para la ayuda financiera para el colegio? ¡Tenemos la herramienta para ustedes!


It’s hard to believe we’re already just a few months away from the end of… Read More

Meet your New School Board Directors / Conozca a los nuevos directores de la junta escolar

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This Monday we welcomed four new OUSD Board Directors marking a new era of change for Oakland education. Directors Sam… Read More

OUSD’s budget is balanced, so why are cuts still necessary?

The District presented its 1st interim report to give an important update on the District’s current financial status and outlook for the years ahead. The… Read More

35 fewer school days for Oakland kids?!

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Over a month into the school year, teachers, students, and families are starting to settle into new routines of distance learning.… Read More

OUSD just finalized their distance learning agreement

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While most districts across the country and the state reached agreements with their teachers’ union before the school year started, Oakland… Read More

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