We visited a Berkeley Unified transitional kindergarten classroom to learn more about a growing program for the city’s 4-year-olds.
In an upset victory, Alysse Castro defeated incumbent L.K. Monroe in the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools election with 53% of votes.
Incumbent L.K. Monroe held an edge over challenger Alysse Castro, who oversees alternative schools in San Francisco.
Joaquín Rivera has been on the ACOE board since 2010, and said this will be his last term.
Incumbent L.K. Monroe and challenger Alysse Castro spoke about school funding, pandemic recovery, and the financial challenges facing local school districts.
In the June primary, voters will choose between L.K. Monroe and Alysse Castro for county superintendent. Here’s a guide to understanding how the office works.
Alameda County health providers and emergency responders share how it feels to be first in line, and how the community can think about the vaccine’s safety.
Eight teenagers in Oakland and Berkeley talk about how they’ve had to adapt after the shutdown upended their social lives and support systems.
The plan for what that could look like will include input from community members, school staff and the police department.
Organizers think this could be a turning point for removing police from Oakland schools. OUSD is the only Alameda County school district with its own police force.
A November ballot measure to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in school district elections would make Oakland the fifth U.S. city to lower its voting age.
Two weeks before the end of the school year, nearly 1,400 OUSD students still need a device at home, and about 3,400 still don’t have internet access.