Congratulations on Reaching the End of the 2020-21 School Year!

OUSD Superintendent • 4 minutes ago • Thursday, May 27 at 11:55 AM • Oakland Unified School District, Media Contacts Thursday, May 27, 2021 Dear Oakland Community: As the school year comes to a close here in OUSD, I want to express my deepest appreciation to our staff and everyone in our community for their dedication to our students, leadership in…


OUSD Early Literacy Update May 2021

Dear Oakland Community,No work we do is more important than ensuring our youngest students learn how to read and write. As our communities demand racial and social justice, it must also be our collective call as educators to guarantee the basic right of literacy for each and every student. Considering the long-standing inequities in access…


OUSD Rooted in Reading Newsletter

Early Literacy NewsletterMay 2021 Opinion: Oakland schools should focus on students’ early literacyRead the April 30 Op-Ed from Superintendent Kyla Johnson-TrammellEast Bay Times Online | PDF “March Madness” Reading Challenge ResultsOur March Madness Reading Challenge culminated with a celebration at the April 22 Literacy Summit and Family Workshop. We celebrated students, teachers, and schools with recognition and prizes!A special guest, Steph…


OUSD and Partner Organization, The Oakland REACH Receive Major Grant to Expand the Citywide Virtual Hub to Support Oakland Students

OUSD NEWSROOM PRESS RELEASE Friday, March 26, 2021Contact: John Sasaki Communications Director [email protected], CA — The Oakland REACH (TOR) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) announced a new partnership today, “Reaching for More: Literacy and Learning for All.” They are dramatically expanding a virtual hub that will provide research-based literacy instruction and a variety of enrichment opportunities…