OUSD Issues Statement in Response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s Belief that Schools Will Not Reopen Before End of 2019-20 School Year
In the KPIX video above, California Governor Gavin Newsom said that the pandemic was likely to keep many schools closed through the summer. Below is the Oakland Unified School District’s response.
Oakland, CA — This is OUSD’s response to what Governor Gavin Newsom said about schools remaining closed through the end of the current school year because of the coronavirus pandemic:
“We want nothing more than to have our students and staff back in our schools, but we recognize that these are extraordinary times in our world. What Governor Newsom said today may not have been the biggest surprise knowing how this pandemic is spreading across our country, but still the idea of our schools being closed for several months is daunting for all of us. We expect to learn more about what the governor meant in the coming days. In fact, we will be hearing from State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond tomorrow morning, who may share with us more details about what the state is planning for the rest of the school year. We will keep our students, families and staff informed as we gather more information.”
About the Oakland Unified School District
In California’s most diverse city, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is dedicated to creating a learning environment where “Every Student Thrives!” More than half of our students speak a non-English language at home. And each of our 83 schools is staffed with talented individuals uniting around a common set of values: Students First, Equity, Excellence, Integrity, Cultural Responsiveness and Joy. We are committed to preparing all students for college, career and community success.
To learn more about OUSD’s Full Service Community District focused on academic achievement while serving the whole child in safe schools, please visit OUSD.org and follow us @OUSDnews.
Oakland News Now is by Zennie62Media, Inc. with CEO Zenophon Abraham AKA Zennie62 YouTube Partner, Oakland California blogger / vlogger Zennie Abraham. Hire Zennie62Media, Inc to tell your story. We use smartphones enabling our 98-blog network, specially-made blogs, website, and social media platforms to cover politics, news, sports, and tech, Oakland city news, Oakland City Council, East Oakland, Montclair, Adams Point, Uptown Oakland food culture, BBQ Becky Jessica Schulte, Oakland crime news, COVID-19 updates, homeless news, SF Bay Area news, breaking news bay area, Atlanta news, Fayetteville GA (Fayette County Georgia) news, San Francisco news, San Jose news, The Oscars and entertainment, Oakland Sports, Oakland Panthers, Oakland Coliseum, Oakland Arena, Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Raiders, Las Vegas Stadium, NBA, NFL and NFL Draft and NFL Combine, events like CES Las Vegas for tech and San Diego Comic Con for sci-fi.
Zennie62Media also has content development and online reputation management clients like Insight Terminal Solutions and the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, with California Capital Investment Group Managing Partner Phillip Phil Tagami as co-developer and John Siegel as CEO of ITS – battling mistruths about coal and Oakland. We also helped Maria Ayerdi Kaplan, the developer of Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco, and Flowsent capture the Oakland cannabis delivery market (with help from female bodybuilder Laura Ehlen and weedmaps).
We have interviewed celebrities like Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, Sports Talk Maven Tony Bruno, Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg, Oakland’s “Jogger Joe”, NFL QB Cam Newton, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, California Governor Gavin Newsom, Actors Richard Dreyfuss, Lou Ferrigno, Publicist Edward Lozzi. Also Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas, Dan Kalb, Loren Taylor, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Sheng Thao, Noel Gallo, Rebecca Kaplan, Larry Reid, SF Mayor London Breed, Raiders Coach Jon Gruden & Josh Jacobs, Falcons Coach Dan Quinn. Subscribe to Zennie Abraham’s Zennie62 YouTube Channel, today!