OUSD Celebrates New Facilities Across Oakland That Will Welcome Students on First Day of School, Monday, August 9

OUSD News • about 23 hours ago • Monday, Aug 2 at 1:55 PM • Oakland Unified School District, Media ContactsMonday, August 2, 2021Contact: John SasakiCommunications [email protected] OUSD Celebrates New Facilities Across Oakland That Will Welcome Students on First Day of School, Monday, August 9Oakland – As OUSD gears up to start the 2021-22 school year next Monday, August 9, we’re excited…


Celebrating 11 Years of Community Building at Oakland’s Community School for Creative Education; A Conversation with Emma Paulino

When Dr. Ida Oberman, approached longtime community activist and Faith in Action East Bay Director of  Organizing and Leadership Formation,  Emma Paulino, about starting a public Waldorf school in the East Oakland Flats, Paulino was skeptical.  Oakland had seen parades of school developers over the years, and as Paulino stated, many of them, “came with…


OUSD’s Dirty Little Secret on High School Graduation Rates, and How We Fix it

We have heard a lot about OUSD increasing graduation rates over the last several years, particularly for Black and Brown students.  But when you look harder at the numbers, the shine quickly comes off.  4 years ago, 683 Black students entered OUSD’s 9th grade, 4 years later only 206 of those students met the UC/CSU…


Oakland Ed Week in Review (Week of 7/17 -7/30)

Last week was the launch of State of Black Education – Oakland’s “Keep Oakland Schools Segregated Series” that spoke to racial equity within OUSD, the history of redlining, integration and where we from there. Great School Voices also covered OUSH enrollment pilots and an SF Chronicle opinion piece on Bay Area school segregation. How ‘Mama…


Open Charter School Seats (Week of 7/26- 7/30)

Looking to enroll your child for the next school year (2021-2022)? There are still many great choices in both the district and charters schools. Find the right place for your child and apply. Go to Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. Note: Different schools sometimes show results for certain groups of children so please check the data. schools…