Oakland Unified School District

01 Jul 2020

The ADL’s Objection to Ethnic Studies Curriculum Prioritizes Zionism Over Students

By Ian Firstenberg The Oakland Unified School District on May 28 voted to adopt a resolution to Assembly Bill 331 in support of a statewide high school ethnic studies draft curriculum. The Anti-Defamation League immediately wrote a letter to the district urging them to “reject the flawed initial version.” The

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10 Jun 2020

Two East Bay School Districts Consider Pulling Armed Cops From Campuses

Oakland and West Contra Costa school districts are considering pulling armed school resource officers from campuses. Though there have been steady calls by organizations, teachers and parents to do so for some time, the demand for officers’ removal has grown substantially since the death of George Floyd. EdSource reported Wednesday

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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13 Feb 2019

Kids Are Cold at Oakland’s Brookfield Elementary, but There’s Pizza

Students in Oakland Unified School District already had enough on their plate with a potential teachers strike looming, but things went from bad to worse last week for the kids at Brookfield Elementary School when a gas outage cut off their central heat and access to hot food. The district

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13 Feb 2019

Oakland Teachers Inch Closer to Strike

By Nevin Long Teachers in Oakland are preparing to walk off the job. The contents of a district fact-finding report, to be released on Friday, will prove the deciding factor in whether or not some 3,000 members of the Oakland Education Association, the union representing Oakland Unified School District’s teachers,

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23 Jan 2019

Oakland Teachers Will Soon Vote on Potential Strike

As the teacher’s strike in Los Angeles comes to an end, the potential for a similar strike is growing in intensity for employees of Oakland Unified School District. A group of teachers, parents and students plan to gather in protest at a Wednesday night meeting where the closure of Roots

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