In June, 1Oakland celebrated the passing of the Community of Schools Policy BP 6006 in which the OUSD board declared that “it is the Board’s categorical expectation that all education providers operating or desiring to operate school programs in Oakland – district or charter – as well as families, staff, community members and labor unions, will accept shared responsibility for the sustainability of our school system and embrace the idea that we: (i) do not operate in silos, (ii) are interdependent in our efforts to serve all students and families; and (iii) need to act with consideration of the larger community of schools.” The policy also directs the Superintendent to “develop a citywide plan that promotes the long-term sustainability of publicly-funded schools across Oakland that represent quality and equitable educational options.”
Just after midnight during Wednesday’s OUSD Board meeting, more than four months after it was first introduced, the Board voted 5-2 in favor of the … Read More
The Collective Call to Action (CCTA) is just that—it’s a call. To rally together. To move from the battle ground to the common ground. It’s about a shared vision and hope for our students and schools.The CCTA seeks to bring together the Oakland community, from every neighborhood, to roll up our sleeves and collaborate in addressing and resolving the critical issues that continue to hold our students, schools, and teachers back. We are asking all of you to take 5 minutes to read, sign the petition, and share with your network.
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