On Monday September 17, Governor Jerry Brown signed Education Trailer Bill AB1840.
The headline for this bill is that the state will be providing OUSD with $30 million over three years to help spread out the pain of the district cutting that entire amount all at once. This money is not a loan, but does come with the expectation that OUSD will continue making improvements on overall budgeting and not need more relief in the future. We put together a quick video explaining the bill—check it out and read the details below.
I’m back from paternity leave and excited to keep help keep the GO network engaged on OUSD Budget Matters! Check out my first video, and see below for relevant links to learn more.
In May, the teachers’ union (OEA) declared impasse in their contract negotiations with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).
Last night, the Oakland Unified Board of Education heard a series of reports on the district’s finances. Overall, the district’s finances have moved in the right direction, but are still far from being on solid footing.
Marc offers the latest on OUSD budget developments, including newly adopted policies and the most recent budget presentations.