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

How Oakland Black Women Activists Protest Over Policing Schools

How Black Women Activists Protest Over Policing Schools ONN – How Oakland Black Women Activists Protest Over Policing Schools Jessica @B.O.P. – Black Organizing Project @blackorganizingproject https://ift.tt/3dGmOyx #BOP #PoliceFreeSchools #PencilsNotCops … Read More

Matin Abdel-Qawi: Oakland High School Principal Shocks Protest With Ice Cube Lyrics

Oakland Principal Shocks Protest With Famous Ice Cube Lyrics ONN – Matin Abdel-Qawi: Oakland High School Principal Shocks Protest With Famous Ice Cube Lyrics Oakland High/OEA teachers fighting oppression by … Read More

Steve Kerr Speaks After Warriors Chants At Oakland Unified School District: Community Self-Policing

Steve Kerr speaks after Warriors chants at Oakland Unified School District: community self-policing ONN – Steve Kerr Speaks After Warriors Chants At Oakland Unified School District: Community Self-Policing ENTIRE SPEECH: … Read More

Athletics, SF Giants, Warriors Players From Players Coalition: Remove Oakland Police From Schools

PLAYERS COALITION CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF OAKLAND POLICE FROM K-12 SCHOOLS New York – Today, Players Coalition sent a letter to the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education … Read More

Kyla Johnson-Trammell To Discuss Changes To OUSD Police Services At Board Meeting Tonight

I just received a press release from the Oakland Unified School District with the title: At Tonight’s Board of Education Meeting, Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell Will Discuss Changes to Police Services … 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

Racist Oakland Woman Tries Anonymous Text, Offers Stupid White Supremacist Take On Protest Blog Post

Racist Oakland Woman Tries Anonymous Text, Offers Stupid White Supremacist Take On Protest Blog Post ONN – Racist Oakland Woman Tries Anonymous Text, Offers Stupid White Supremacist Take On Protest … 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

Tom Hanks | Tom Hanks Commencement Speech To Skyline High School Class Of 2020, Oakland, CA

Tom Hanks Commencement Speech To Skyline High School Class Of 2020, Oakland, CA   ONN – Tom Hanks | Tom Hanks 2020 Commencement Speech To Skyline High School, Oakland, CA … 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

With Zynga’s Mark Pincus $700k Donation Oakland, OUSD Hit $12.5 Million Close Digital Divide Goal

Within Days of Announcing $12.5 Million Campaign to Close the Digital Divide, OUSD and City of Oakland Meet the Goal with Final $700,000 Donation from Zynga Founder, Mark Pincus, as … Read More

Oakland City Council Closer To Allowing 16 and 17 Year-Olds To Vote in School Board Elections

IT PASSED! Oakland President Rebecca Kaplan Proposed Ballot Measure to Allow 16 and 17 Year-Olds To Vote in School Board Elections Passes Unanimously. Oakland, Ca – Oakland City Council President, … 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

Oakland Teacher Peter Limata Moved to Tears By Ellen Degeneres Show Gift For School

First Grade Teacher Moved to Tears by Gift for School ONN – Oakland Teacher Peter Limata Moved to Tears By Ellen Degeneres Show Gift For School This was the feel-good-story … Read More

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Huge Donation To OUSD, City Of Oakland To Help Close Digital Divide

Jack Dorsey, Twitter Founder And CEO Sends Huge Donation to OUSD and City of Oakland to Help Close Digital Divide Less Than 24-Hours After Press Conference Oakland, CA – Less … 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

Eleanor Wikstrom: Harvard-Bound Skyline High Senior First Oakland CIF Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

Harvard-Bound Skyline High Senior Eleanor Wikstrom Makes History, Becoming First Ever CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year from Oakland Oakland, CA — Eleanor Wikstrom from Skyline High School has a unique … 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 OUSD Students Javin White And Kevin Davidson Sign As 2020 NFL Draft Free Agents

Oakland –  Two young men who both played football at McClymonds High School signed with professional football teams last weekend as free agents after the 2020 NFL draft. Safety Javin … 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

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

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 D3 Councilmember McElhaney On Gov Newsom California Shelter-In-Place Mandate

Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Explains Governor Gavin Newsom’s California Shelter-In-Place Mandate Update on COVID-19 Guidelines, Recommendations and Support During COVID-19 Pandemic BREAKING NEWS! Just three days after … 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

Mike Hutchinson For Oakland School Board 2020 Election

I am Mike Hutchinson, and I’m running to be elected to the Oakland School Board in District 5.  I will be running as part of a slate of candidates from … Read More

Oakland OUSD: McClymonds High School Air Testing Underway; Preliminary Tests Results Promising

Oakland, CA (OUSD Release) – Days after McClymonds High School was shut down to students and staff, the campus was bustling with activity for much of Saturday, February 22, as … Read More

McClymonds High School Closure TCE Update And FAQ By Oakland Councilmember McElhaney

Oakland – On Thursday, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) announced a precautionary closure of McClymonds High School after tests revealed that a cancer-causing chemical called trichloroethylene (TCE) was found in … Read More

Oakland Councilmember McElhaney’s Statement On Toxics Concerns At McClymonds High School

Oakland – Today, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) announced a precautionary closure of McClymonds High School after tests revealed that a cancer-causing chemical called trichloroethylene (TCE) was found in the … Read More

OUSD’s Tom O’Neill Heads Oakland Skyline High School Tree Planting Effort

OUSD Staff Member Invests Years of His Spare Time to Beautify Skyline High School, Culminating in Major Tree Planting Effort Oakland, CA – Skyline High School in the hills above … Read More

Oakland School Lunch Debt Paid By One Planet CEO Payam Zamani And Biochemist Scott Siler

Two Major Holiday Season Donations Come in to Nutrition Services to Support Students in Need. One Donation Comes from a Bay Area Tech Firm Founded by an Iranian Refugee, the … Read More

OUSD: Oakland Unified School District Presents 2019-20 Interim Budget Report

The Oakland Unified School District presented its 2019-20 interim budget report. The email that OUSD sent to Zennie62Media, and its links, are presented below. Dear OUSD Staff and Community, On … Read More

New Teachers Join OUSD, First Day Of 2019-20 School Year Just Days Away

Oakland, CA — Less than two weeks before the start of school, 150 new OUSD teachers took part in the New Teacher Institute. It was a three day training seminar … Read More

Alameda County Office of Education Helps Oakland Schools Fiscal Operations

The release “Alameda County Office of Education and Oakland Unified School District Continue Intensive Support Collaboration for OUSD Fiscal Operations” was sent to Zennie62Media by the Oakland Unified School District … Read More

Oakland’s African American Honor Roll Students Focus Of OUSD Event

Oakland, CA – On Monday evening, May 13, thousands of students, families and educators will come together at Oakland’s Acts Full Gospel Church for the 18th Annual African American Honor … Read More

Oakland High, Oakland Tech Girls California Basketball Champions Honored By City

Oakland High and Oakland Tech Girls California Basketball Champions will be honored today in Oakland, starting with a parade at 12:30 PM PST. Here’s the Oakland Unified School District (Google … Read More

Oakland Teachers Strike: Oakland Education Association, OUSD Updates

Oakland Teachers Strike Update February 26th, 2019 The Oakland Education Association posted a video of its press conference livestream held 14 hours ago and on the third working day of … Read More

Oakland Teachers Strike Update From OUSD: Thursday Feb 21st, 11:15 PM PST

Oakland Teachers Strike Update for February 25th: https://oaklandnewsnow.com/index.php/2019/02/25/oakland-teachers-strike-extends-to-monday-february-25th-2019/ Oakland Teachers Strike Update: The Oakland Unified School District sent over this update email to Zennie62Media, on talks to reach a settlement … Read More

Oakland Teachers Strike Announced On Social Media, Set For February 21st

Oakland Teachers Strike Announced On Social Media, Set For February 21st

OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell On “Potential Teacher Strike”

Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell, The Superintendent of The Oakland Unified School District, issued a newsletter and YouTube video statement, presenting an update on the “potential teacher strike.” What follows is the … Read More

Oakland Strike Update: Mayor Schaaf Wants Teachers, OUSD To Settle

In the event of a strike, city prepares to support Oakland families “In the event of a teacher’s strike, the City is prepared to offer resources to support our families. … Read More

Oakland Unified School District Happenings For Wednesday, January 23rd

This Oakland Unified School District release was intended for the press, but given that the idea of media has changed, this “happenings” release is something the public should see. That … Read More

Oakland Unified School District On Trump “Public Charge Rule Change” And Immigrant Families

Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Informs Families of Possible Challenges They Could Face Because of Public Charge Rule Change Proposed by Trump Administration Oakland (press release from OUSD) – At … Read More

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