Media Advisory on OEA Protest

Oakland Teachers have been working without a contract since July 1, 2017. Oakland educators will hold a rally and march to the school board meeting on Wednesday – California’s Day of the Teacher – to demand a fair contract settlement.  Wednesday’s rally follows 60% of OUSD schools participating in a Work to Contract Week March…

The Cost of Charter Schools

A major new report from In The Public Interest finds that the “unchecked expansion” of charter schools cost Oakland Unified School District $57.3 million for the 2016-17 school year. California law currently doesn’t allow school boards to consider how a proposed charter school may impact a district’s educational programs or fiscal health.…