Marc offers the latest on OUSD budget developments, including newly adopted policies and the most recent budget presentations.
Our first in a series of Facebook Live videos sharing our work on the #1Oakland campaign with our community.
Oakland is entering a critical moment in the efforts to resolve OUSD’s budget crisis, and we urge the Board and district leaders to exercise the leadership and discipline it will take to right the ship and truly address the roots of the current budget problems. The outcomes of the next couple weeks cannot be more instability and more mid-year cuts while tinkering around the edges of broken systems.
Last month, we shared an enrollment resource with you all to help you begin to navigate your options and begin considering the best school choices for your family. As Oakland public school parents, you have the power of choice in determining what school is best for your child, and applying for that school (or schools)! We wanted to follow up with more information to assist you as you continue through the process.
Today, the California Department of Education released the results of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, after a delay caused by a recently identified data issue.
The OUSD financial crisis which unfolded last year still looms large in Oakland, and a community-wide effort will be necessary to fully understand the issues… Read More
Welcome to GO’s School Board Watch for the meeting taking place Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
This week will be the first for a reformatted Board Watch. In order to make the Board Watch more accessible, we’ll be offering more concise summaries of the legislative items we believe are most important for our community to know about. The legislative items will be categorized in alignment with the subjects filter in GO’s new Vote Tracker.
Schools are the fabric of our neighborhoods and we believe that every student in Oakland has the right to a quality public education. We are capable of providing a premier education for all students.
But, to deliver on that right, leaders, educators, and the community have to work closely together to address the quality and equity gaps in our schools.