Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s End Teacher Supremacy March At Lake Merritt Reveals Racial Divide – Part 2

This Oakland News Now post is based on a Facebook entry by famed Oakland Hip-Hop Journalist Davey D. His text forms Part One of this series, and which you can … Read More

Sondra Aguilera OUSD Chief Academic Officer On Zoom-Bombing During Literacy Summit

Dear Oakland Unified Community, Tonight, I need to address an incident that happened in our Early Literacy Summit and Family Workshop this afternoon. It was a large meeting held via … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Nutrition Services Transitions To Mostly Home Delivery

Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Nutrition Services Transitions from On-Site Grab and Go Model, to Mostly Home Delivery, Making Food Access Even Easier for Students and Families Oakland – For … Read More

Oakland Education Town Hall-The Future of Oakland Schools

Oakland Education Town Hall-The Future of Oakland Schools From YouTube Channel: February 5, 2021 at 10:38AM ONN – Note from Zennie62Media and OaklandNewsNow.com : this video-blog post demonstrates the full … Read More

OUSD Superintendent: Black History Month is Here, But We Need More than A Celebration

From OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell Dear Oakland Unified Community, I am both proud to say we are now in Black History Month, and disheartened to know that in our … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Students and Staff In Homeroom Documentary Movie

OUSD Students and Staff Featured in New Documentary Homeroom Heading to 2021 Sundance Film Festival This Month Oakland – Starting in 2019, a documentary film crew worked in OUSD watching … 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

“The things needed for safe Oakland schools during COVID are things we always needed.”

“The things needed for safe Oakland schools during COVID are things we always needed.” From YouTube Channel: November 17, 2020 at 02:30PM ONN – Oakland Education Association President Keith Brown … Read More

Oakland Education Association Presents Black Sanctuary Sunshine Proposal

Black Sanctuary Sunshine Proposal From YouTube Channel: October 30, 2020 at 11:32PM ONN – Oakland Education Association Presents Black Sanctuary Sunshine Proposal A groundbreaking proposal is being brought by the … Read More

Oakland Schools Open For Voting: OUSD Says Ten District-Run Schools, One Charter School on Halloween – Nov 3rd

OUSD Reports Polling Locations Open at Ten District-Run Schools and One Charter School in OUSD on Halloween, and Will Open Daily Through November 3; Voters Can Drop off Their Ballots … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Board of Education Votes to Adopt Climate Emergency Action Resolution

OUSD Board of Education Votes to Adopt Climate Emergency Action Resolution Oakland – On Wednesday, October 28, the OUSD Board of Education took bold action in declaring a climate emergency … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Celebrates New Central Kitchen That Can Make 35,000 Meals Per Day

OUSD Celebrates Unique New Central Kitchen with Capacity to Create 35,000 Meals Per Day, and Serve as Farm and Educational Facility Oakland – During a year in which Oakland Unified … Read More

Eleven Oakland Schools Expected To Face Public Safety Power Shutoff Says OUSD

The Oakland Unified School District sent this press release regarding possible Public Safety Power Shutoff or power shutoffs to Zennie62Media: Dear Oakland Community, We have learned that there is expected … Read More

OUSD Provides Eleven Oakland Schools As Polling Locations For November 3 2020 Election

Oakland – With the November 3 election now just 15 days away, people across Oakland are already casting their votes for everything from ballot measures to political offices all the … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Unveiled New Campus at Glenview Elementary at Friday Press Conference

The Oakland Unified School District sent this press release to announce a press conference held last Friday on a new campus at Glenview Elementary. As that even was missed by … Read More

Oakland Lacrosse Club to Hold Annual Fundraiser Thursday Evening October 8th 2020

Oakland Lacrosse Club to Hold Annual Fundraiser Thursday Evening to Support Thousands of OUSD Students with the Original North American Sport Oakland – On Thursday evening, October 8, an important … 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 Schools News: OUSD Nutrition Services Department Annual Free Lunch Policies For Students

Oakland – Oakland Unified School District announces its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and/or Afterschool Snack Program. Effective … 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

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

Mayor of Oakland Leads OUSD Oakland School District Post-1st Day of 2020 School Year News Conference

Mayor of Oakland Leads OUSD Oakland School District Post-1st Day of 2020 School Year News Conference ONN – Mayor of Oakland Leads OUSD Oakland School District Post-1st Day of 2020 … 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

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

Oakland Schools: OUSD Tribute To Over 60 Employees Who Retired At End Of June 2020

OUSD Says So Long to More than 60 Employees Who Retired at End of June 2020, Plus Two District Leaders Who Moved on to New Opportunities Oakland – Now that … 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

Oakland Schools News: OUSD’s Food Program – Summer Meals And The Future

This starts as a letter from Oakland Unified School District’s Chief Systems and Services Officer, Preston Thomas. Hello Oakland Unified Community, Feed as many hungry students as possible. That is … 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 Schools News: OUSD’s Youth Beat Students Create COVID-19 Music Video

Oakland Schools News: OUSD’s Youth Beat Students Create Music Video With Simple But Powerful Message for Protecting Oneself from COVID-19 Oakland, CA – With schools remaining closed for the rest … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD, Oakland Latino Educators To Honor Thousands Of Students

OUSD and Oakland Latino Educators Set to Honor Thousands of Students Virtually in 20th Annual Latino/a Honor Roll Celebration on Friday “Nuestra Gente Unida – Our People United” Oakland – … Read More

On National Teacher Day, Oakland Schools District Announces 2020 OUSD Teachers Of The Year

Oakland, CA – Oakland schools news. The 2019-20 school year is anything but normal, with schools still shut down more than seven weeks into the coronavirus closure. But what is … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Joins Nations School Districts Calls For More Education Funding

OUSD Joins School Districts Across the Nation in Calling for More Education Funding From the Federal Government Oakland, CA – On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, Oakland Unified School District joined … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Grab And Go Free Meal Program Surpasses 1,000,000

Oakland Schools: OUSD Grab and Go Free Meal Program Surpasses 1,000,000 Student Meals Handed Out Oakland, CA – On Monday, April 27, the thirteenth day of free meal service for … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell Gets New Contract

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Board of Education Makes Two Major Moves, Signing Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell to New Contract and Officially Hiring District’s New Chief Business Officer Oakland, CA – On … Read More

Oakland Unified School District Honors 2019-20 Classified Employees Of The Year

Oakland Schools News. Oakland Unified School District Honors 2019-20 Classified Employees Of The Year Oakland, CA – Oakland Schools News. Despite the current shelter in place and the closure of … Read More

Oakland Schools News: Two OUSD Employees / Volunteers Tested Positive For COVID-19

OUSD Announces Two Employees/Volunteers Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 Oakland, CA – Bad Oakland Schools News. Five weeks into the COVID-19 school closures, Oakland Unified School District is announcing that … Read More

OUSD Oakland Schools Launch Campaign to Pledge Stimulus Checks To Undocumented Families

OUSD Oakland Schools Teachers and Principals Launch Campaign to Pledge Stimulus Checks to Undocumented Families In Great Need; Virtual Press Conference Announcing Campaign Set for Tuesday OUSD Oakland Schools Launch … Read More

Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell: OUSD Oakland Schools Fighting Anti-Asian Racism

Dear OUSD Community, In recent weeks, I’ve been sharing with you all the importance of us coming together to care for and support each other during this public health crisis. … Read More

OUSD Oakland Schools Use Crowdfunding To Help Unemployed Families Due To COVID-19

From an Oakland Unified School District press release sent to Zennie62Media, a horrible situation due to COVID-19. Numerous OUSD Oakland Schools Turn to Crowdfunding to Support Students and Families as … Read More

Oakland Schools Closing Through May. Tech Can Help, But OSUD Must Ask, Too

Oakland Schools Closing Through May. Tech Can Help, But OSUD Must Ask, Too ONN – Oakland Schools Closing Through May. Tech Can Help, But OSUD Must Ask, Too A vlog … Read More

OUSD Superintendent Announces Oakland Schools Will Remain Closed for Rest of 2019-20 School Year

OUSD Superintendent Announces All Oakland Schools Will Remain Closed for Rest of 2019-20 School Year Oakland, CA — Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell is announcing that all Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) … 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

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Announces School Closure To Last Additional Month – New Date May 4, 2020

OUSD Announces Current School Closure to Last Additional Month; New Targeted Date of Reopening Schools is May 4, 2020 Oakland, CA – A week and a half into the closure … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD’s Grab And Go Free Meal Program In Day Three As Need Expands

Oakland, CA – The “Grab and Go” free meal program for Oakland students is now in its third day and expects to continue growing exponentially. On day one of the … Read More

Tonight’s Special OUSD Board Of Education Meeting Is Virtual; How To Watch, Participate

Tonight’s Special OUSD Board of Education Meeting Scheduled to be Virtual; Instructions on How to Watch and Participate Included Oakland, CA — The OUSD Board of Education is holding a … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Serves 25,000 Breakfasts and Lunches On First Day Of “Grab And Go”

OUSD Hands Out Almost 25,000 Breakfasts and Lunches on First Day of “Grab and Go” Free Meal Program; Second Event Expected to be Just as Busy on Thursday Oakland, CA … Read More

Oakland OUSD Responds: Governor Gavin Newsom Says Schools Will Not Reopen Before End Of Term

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 … Read More

12 Oakland Schools Offer Free Meals To Students During Pandemic

12 Oakland Schools Offer Free Meals to Students in Need During Coronavirus Closure OUSD Superintendent to Drop By West Oakland Middle School’s “Grab and Go” Site. Oakland – Monday, March … Read More

OUSD Oakland Schools Have World Hijab Day, Soup Day, Last School Day of Black History Month

Oakland – February is ending with a flurry of excitement across OUSD as numerous events happen on Friday and Saturday. The events include celebrations of Black History Month, a celebration … Read More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend: High School Theater Production, Party For The Promise

Oakland, CA (press release) – On Thursday evening, OakTech Rep, which is Oakland Technical High School’s award-winning drama department, opens its remarkable new play, The Apollos. This production was created … Read More

Tim White OUSD Deputy Chief Of Facilities Sudden Death Shocks Oakland Schools

Oakland, CA – Tim White of Oakland Unified School District died. People across Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), from students who got to meet him to the Board of Education … Read More

Oakland Ericka Huggins New MetWest High School Named For Former Black Panther

“Oakland Ericka Huggins New MetWest High School Named For Former Black Panther” sent to Zennie62Media by Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Oakland, CA – Westlake Middle School is no longer … Read More