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OUSD Pays $1.4 Million to County Overseers

FCMAT CEO Michael Fine was previously deputy superintendent for business services of the Riverside Unified School District….

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Legislature Should Cancel the School District’s $40 Million Debt, Says Senator Skinner

By Ken EpsteinA growing number of Oaklanders—joined by Senator Nancy Skinner—are calling on the State of California…

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Teachers Declare Victory, Fight Continues Against Budget Cuts and School Closings

By Ken Epstein Oakland teachers and students went back to school this week after union members voted…

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Oakland Teachers take on The State

Standing behind the scenes of the battle between Oakland’s school district and its 3,000 teachers are State…

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Open Letter: UC Berkeley Should Not Support and Condone School Privatization

Rescind your offer to Teach for America’s Wendy Kopp as Commencement Speaker Rescind your offer to Teach…

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Oakland Teachers Shut It Down

Teachers say: ‘Get up. Get down. Oakland is a union town!’ By Ken Epstein Oakland teachers went…

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State Pushes School District to Shut Schools, Sell “Surplus” Property

By Ken Epstein Parents at targeted schools are beginning to come together to demand the school district…

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Memorial for Street Academy Principal Patricia “Ms. Pat” Williams Myrick

As the school’s leader, she helped raise generations of students for 40 years Patricia Williams Myrick (right)…

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Sick Outs and Solidarity Schools: Oakland Teachers Prepare for Possible Strike

By Zack Haber Pressure is mounting as Oakland teachers and their supporters push for decreased class sizes,…

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Opinion: We Need to Stand for Leonard Powell

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform, Responsive Government  Court Hearing Jan. 29 for Veteran Fighting to Keep City from…

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