Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s End Teacher Supremacy March At Lake Merritt Reveals Racial Divide

This Oakland News Now post is based on a Facebook entry by famed Oakland Hip-Hop Journalist Davey D. What follows is his text, then the embed of the multimedia content. … Read More

OUSD And Friends Of The Oakland Public School Libraries Create Digital Library

OUSD and “Friends of the Oakland Public School Libraries” Create Digital Library for All Oakland Students Oakland – United For Success Academy 8th grader, Brenda C., uses Sora, an app … Read More

Oakland Public Education Fund And OUSD Provide Millions In Cash Assistance, Food, Computers

Oakland Public Education Fund and OUSD Provide Millions in Cash Assistance, Food, and Computers to Oakland Families; Team Embarks on Additional Fundraising Effort for Families in Need Oakland – Thanks … Read More

Black Youth Organizations Letter To Oakland City Council President Kaplan On Police Press Release

The letter below was originally presented in “Rebecca Kaplan Calling On Oakland Police to Stop Criminalizing Oakland Youth” here at Oakland News Now. It was digitized for presentation here. December … Read More

OUSD Distributes Technology To Teachers and District Site Staff For Pandemic; Distribution Event Today

OUSD Distributes Technology To Teachers and District Site Staff to Help them get Through Pandemic; Distribution Event Happens Friday, Today Oakland – As distance learning will continue in Oakland Unified … Read More

Oakland Westlake Middle School Students Set To Officially Become Published Authors, Today

Westlake Middle School Students Set to Officially Become Published Authors at Thursday Evening Book Release Celebration with Help of Chapter 510 and the Dept. of Make Believe Oakland — Thursday, … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD 2020-21 Proposed Reopening Plan Submitted To Alameda County

Dear Oakland Community, Today I am writing to let you know that we have finalized our COVID-19 Health and Safety Reopening Plan and Program (Reopening Plan) for reopening our schools … Read More

#OaklandUndivided Reaches Half-Way Mark In Providing Computers, Internet To Oakland OUSD Students

#OaklandUndivided Reaches Major Milestone in Effort to Provide 25,000 Oakland Students with Free Computers and Internet Access; Media is Invited to Laptop Distribution Event on Thursday The press release sent … Read More

Oakland School District OUSD Reports Grab And Go Food Boxes Contained Unexpected Letter From Trump

Oakland School District OUSD Reports Grab And Go Food Boxes Contained Unexpected Letter From Trump ONN – Oakland School District OUSD Reports Grab And Go Food Boxes Contained Unexpected Letter … Read More

Oakland Walks 4 Schools Virtual Walkathon To Raise Funds For OUSD Schools #OaklandWalks

Oakland Walks 4 Schools Virtual Walkathon, Aims to Take 30 Million Steps to Raise Funds for OUSD Schools This October The Oakland Public Education Fund (https://www.oaklandedfund.org/) is launching its inaugural … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Successfully Argues To Keep Education Funding In Federal Lawsuit

Oakland – An effort by the U.S. Department of Education to take public education dollars away from Oakland Unified School District and countless other Districts and give it to private … Read More

Oakland Virtual Town Hall on Distance Learning

Oakland Virtual Town Hall on Distance Learning From YouTube Channel: September 3, 2020 at 10:42PM ONN – Powered by Restream https://restream.io/ Note from Zennie62Media and Oakland News Now: this video-blog … Read More

Blue Shield Of California’s BlueSky Initiative And DoSomething.org Launch

First-Ever Mental Health Tips Guide for Students by Students Self-Care and Remote Learning are top concerns for young people in “The New State of Mind” featuring nearly 75,000 crowdsourced responses … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Says 23,000 Chromebooks 7,000 Wireless Hotspot Devices Delivered

Oakland – Just one week after handing out a major round of new #OaklandUndivided Chromebooks that students get to keep, Oakland Unified School District is updating the entire community on … Read More

OUSD And Oakland Education Association: OEA Voted to Ratify Agreement On Distance Learning

OUSD and Oakland Education Association Issue Joint Statement Announcing that OEA Members Have Voted to Ratify the Agreement on Distance Learning Oakland – On Sunday evening, August 23, 2020, Oakland … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OEA and OUSD New Date Set For Ratification Of Tentative Agreement

Oakland, CA – On August 12, 2020, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and the Oakland Education Association (OEA) reached a tentative bargaining agreement on distance learning during the COVID-19 … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD And OEA Reach Tentative Distance Learning Oriented Labor Agreement

Oakland Schools News: OUSD And OEA Reach Tentative Distance Learning Oriented Labor Agreement ONN – Oakland Schools News: OUSD And OEA Reach Tentative Distance Learning Oriented Labor Agreement From OUSD: … Read More

Welcome Back To School 2020 Oakland And Complete The Tech Check Survey!

Welcome Back To School 2020 From Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell OUSD Superintendent Dear Oakland Unified School District Community, I am happy to say that the 2020-21 school year begins today, Monday, … Read More

Oakland Educators and Parents Stand Together!

Oakland Educators and Parents Stand Together! From YouTube Channel: August 8, 2020 at 10:02PM ONN – SCHOOL STARTS MONDAY and OUSD still has not reached an agreement with Oakland Educators, … Read More

OUSD Announces Fall 2020-21 High School Sports Are On Hold Until December 2020

Oakland – While the 2020-21 school year begins on Monday, August 10, three weeks from today, with OUSD students studying from home through distance learning, the District and the Oakland … Read More

The Future Of Education, Alice Waters, Finding Love During COVID-19

The Future of Education, Alice Waters, Finding Love During COVID-19 ONN – The Future Of Education, Alice Waters, Finding Love During COVID-19 The Future of Education Gov. Gavin Newsom announced … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Announces Plans For Start Of School, Including Distance Learning

Exactly One Month From First Day of 2020-21 School Year, OUSD Announces Plans for Start of School Which Will Include Students Returning to Class in Phases, Starting with a Period … Read More

OUSD’s Class Of 2020 Young Adult Program Celebrates Graduation In The Time Of COVID-19

Oakland Schools: OUSD’s Young Adult Program Celebrates Graduation in the Time of COVID-19 as part of the Class of 2020 Oakland, CA — As graduations from all District-run schools have … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan: Oakland Council President Calls To Implement Publicly-Accessible WiFi

Oakland, CA – Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan, who serves as Oakland’s Council Member At-Large, calls for publicly accessible WiFi for Oakland’s communities. Kaplan has been working to expand … Read More

Oakland YouTube Video Shows OUSD Teachers Doing Distance Learning, March-May 2020

OUSD Teachers – Distance Learning, March-May 2020  ONN – Oakland YouTube Video Shows OUSD Teachers Doing Distance Learning, March-May 2020 This YouTube video by Kelleth Chinn shows how teachers … Read More

Oakland 2nd Annual OUSD Middle Eastern Student Honor Roll Celebration Friday Afternoon, May 22

Second Annual OUSD Middle Eastern Student Honor Roll Celebration Set for Friday Afternoon, May 22 for Hundreds of Students Oakland, CA — Oakland is coming together to celebrate nearly 300 … Read More

City of Oakland And OUSD Have Plan To Close Digital Divide – Press Conference

City of Oakland And OUSD Have Plan To Close Digital Divide – Press Conference ONN – City of Oakland And OUSD Have Plan To Close Digital Divide – Press Conference … Read More

OUSD, City of Oakland $12.5 Million Plan To Close The Digital Divide Launches Thursday

Press Conference Scheduled: OUSD and City of Oakland Announce Plan to CLOSE the Digital Divide; Bold $12.5 Million Plan Launches on Thursday! Oakland, CA – “It’s time to close the … Read More

Oakland Public Education Fund Pledges $400,000 To The COVID 19 Rapid Relief Fund

Oakland – The Oakland Public Education Fund (Ed Fund) in partnership with the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), has launched a COVID 19 Rapid Relief Fund to support vulnerable Oakland … Read More

OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell: COVID-19 Update 4-4-2020

OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell Letter To Oakland Unified School District Community Dear Oakland Unified Community, I write to you today with a brief COVID-19 update and to share some … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Prep For Extended Closure Through End Of School Year

Oakland Schools Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Continues to Prepare for Extended Closure Through End of School Year After State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Signals Schools May Not Reopen Before June … Read More

Loren M. Taylor, Oakland District Six Councilmember, Letter On “Shelter In Place”

Loren M. Taylor, Oakland District Six Councilmember, Letter On “Shelter In Place” Hi Oakland Residents, During these unprecedented times of COVID-19, it’s of upmost importance to take care of one … Read More

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