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GO Endorses Measure A for Early Childhood Education

Today, GO Public Schools Advocates is excited to announce our official support for Measure A, which will be on Alameda County ballots on June 5th. Measure A will provide about $140 million per year to fund expansion of early childhood programs and improve program quality across Alameda County. The funds would also be used to increase wages for early childhood workers, 75 percent of whom reported that they struggle to pay their bills in a recent survey.

Informing Equity
Informing Equity, an Education Resource Strategies (ERS) study commissioned by the Oakland Achieves Partnership, examines data for the 2014-15 school year from district-run and charter… Read More
A Letter to the School Board from Oakland Families, Educators and Community Members
Dear Board Members, Forty-nine thousand students attend public schools in Oakland. They are counting on you to find and hire an enduring leader with the… Read More
OUSD Budget Resolution Passed

GO Oakland is hosting a Budget Webinar on Wednesday, February 15 from 4 PM to 5 PM to dive deeper on the district budget issues and discuss your questions. Complete this form to RSVP and let us know what questions you hope we can address.  

Latest Update on the OUSD Budget

There are a lot of moving parts around the budget for Oakland schools and we wanted to give you an update on some new developments since our last blog on this topic.

Budget Overview for OUSD

On January 11, 2017, our School Board will be presented with a budget update and proposals for this year and next year’s budgets.  

These are critically important conversations and decisions. It’s also important to highlight that these are two distinct conversations- one about attempting to save money this year for desired outcomes, and a second about shifting money to align to new priorities next year.

Statement on the Tenure of OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson
Our network of parents, educators and community members appreciates Superintendent Antwan Wilson’s hard work. A champion for equity and opportunity in education, Antwan’s work has… Read More
Oakland School Board Election Results and Thoughts
Congratulations to Jody London (District 1), Jumoke Hinton Hodge (District 3), Rosie Torres (District 5) and James Harris (District 7) on their re-election to the… Read More
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