Oakland Unified School District

BARTLETT, ILLINOIS - MAY 01: Seven-year-old Hamza Haqqani, a 2nd grade student at Al-Huda Academy, uses a computer to participate in an E-learning class with his teacher and classmates while at his home on May 01, 2020 in Bartlett, Illinois.
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Melissa Culross
May 28, 2020 - 4:41 pm
It’s unclear just what those classes for Oakland public school kids will look like come August 10 when the next academic year begins, but a spokesman for the district believes there will very likely be at least some distance learning involved.
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Oakland Unified School District and Lend a Hand distribute food and school supplies at pop-up centers in Oakland
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Matt Bigler
May 26, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Oakland Unified School District is taking a new approach to getting much needed food to families during the pandemic by hosting pop-up distribution sites over the summer.
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BARTLETT, ILLINOIS - MAY 01: Seven-year-old Hamza Haqqani, a 2nd grade student at Al-Huda Academy, uses a computer to participate in an E-learning class with his teacher and classmates while at his home on May 01, 2020 in Bartlett, Illinois.
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Matt Bigler
May 14, 2020 - 3:50 pm
The Oakland Unified School District is partnering with the City of Oakland, the Oakland Public Education Fund and Tech Exchange to launch an ambitious plan to close the digital divide and get more Internet-ready computers into the hands of students.
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Doug Sovern
March 14, 2020 - 11:58 am
Bay Area school officials are setting up a special system to make sure thousands of students still get fed, in light of the school closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Authorities suddenly shut McClymonds High School in Oakland on Feb. 20, 2020 after the discovery of a toxic chemical in groundwater.
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Jeffrey Schaub
February 24, 2020 - 1:52 pm
McClymonds High School in Oakland will resume classes tomorrow, but at other campuses, after a carcinogen was found in the groundwater. The Oakland Unified School District held a meeting to update parents on the situation, but many are left confused.
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Authorities suddenly shut McClymonds High School in Oakland on Feb. 20, 2020 after the discovery of a toxic chemical in groundwater.
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February 20, 2020 - 5:08 pm
Authorities abruptly closed McClymonds High School in Oakland after the discovery of a toxic chemical in groundwater on the property.
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A Japan Airlines worker (C) wears a face mask while working inside a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on Jan. 23, 2020.
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All News KCBS Radio
February 05, 2020 - 10:32 am
Though no new cases have been diagnosed, there are more signs that the global coronavirus outbreak is affecting daily life in the Bay Area. Americans evacuated from China have been quarantined at a Fairfield military base, Oakland schools have begun telling some students to stay home for two weeks...
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Oakland Unified School District students and teachers carry signs as they picket outside of Oakland Technical High School on February 21, 2019.
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Holly Quan
August 07, 2019 - 10:28 am
One quarter of Oakland's school principals aren't coming back to school this year. Some say it's because of the teachers' strike last winter.
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Students look on as teachers hold signs while they protest during a one-day strike outside of Oakland High School April 29, 2010 in Oakland, California.
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Holly Quan
August 05, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Classes begin for 36,000 Oakland public school kids next Monday, but there are still dozens of teacher openings to fill, even after a seven-day strike last March that gave teachers an 11% raise. Oakland Unified School District Spokesman John Sasaki says they still need about 50 educators to add to...
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Teachers at the Manzanita School in Oakland discovered that vandals had caused extensive damage during spring break in March 2019.
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Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2019 - 9:07 am
Teachers and staff returned from spring break to find that vandals had caused extensive damage at their Oakland elementary school during the vacation.
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