Oakland Unified School District Teams up with Oakland’s own Network Television Station, KTVU, to Celebrate Class of 2020 & All District Students

PRESS RELEASE  Wednesday, May 27, 2020Contact: John SasakiCommunications Director [email protected] Oakland, CA — For the Class of 2020, this graduation season has been anything but normal. Because most schools are using online tools to hold their commencement ceremonies, OUSD wanted to do something additional to celebrate our graduating seniors and all students who are rising in grade…


Academic Update from OUSD; Distance Learning, Digital Divide, Summer Chromebooks, Promotions and Grades and More

Academic UpdateMay 27, 2020 Dear OUSD Community:Tomorrow is the last day of the school year!I am writing to provide a few updates, resources and our tentative plans moving forward related to the following topics: Distance Learning this Spring;Technology & Addressing the Digital Divide;Report Cards & Promotion/Graduation;Summer Learning; The 2020-21 School Year; and, Staying ConnectedI also want to say congratulations…


The African American Achievement Gap and COVID-19: Family Voice and Reimagining What Comes Next

COVID-19 has changed everything and education as we know it will forever be changed. We are astutely aware of how it is bringing disparities and inequities within our community to full view. Of course COVID-19 didn’t bring them about as much as expose the institutional trauma of racism and anti-blackness of the institutions we rely…


Charter Schools with Open Seats on 5/25, You Can Still Apply, Many Great Choices

There are still many great school choices in both the district and charters, if you are still looking, please apply and find the right spot for your child.  Go to Oakland Enrolls to submit your application. I did not get the district list this week but will publish when/if I do. Different schools, sometimes show results for certain groups…