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New OUSD Superintendent is breaking the glass ceiling.. Or is she? See how her pay and benefits stack up to her male predecessors in this new installment of CRUNCHED!
In case it hasn’t already become clear, the challenges of the current 2016-2017 fiscal year are not the end of OUSD’s financial woes. Read more as we look at one of the biggest of the looming issues: ballooning benefits and pension costs.
The month of May is Teacher Appreciation month. But we know that teachers need support year long. Learn about what Educate78 is doing to keep our Oakland teachers satisfied in their work!
Join us in part 4 of our #OUSDBudget Real Talk series. This time, we look at the question of equity. We are asking if OUSD’s spending is equitable. Check out the answer.
In the next part of our OUSD budget series, we are looking at how much money gets to schools and classrooms. Our research and analysis confirmed what many have suspected: OUSD spends much more on the central office than comparable districts.
How much money does OUSD spend? That’s the question we are jumping into in the second part of our series.
It’s the best time of the year for any Oakland data nerd. It’s when data starts raining from the district and state! But, what does the data tell us? Check out our Top 3 Take aways.
We are worried about the OUSD current budget shortfall. Tune in to our series on the #OUSDBudget. We start with some real talk.
Data geeks rejoice! We’ve finally got our hands on some updated information about how Oakland student are performing. Last updated in 2012-2013, so we are thirsty for new details!
We’ve been thinking a lot about teacher retention ever since our Celebrate Oakland Teachers Night (plus all those news reports about California’s dire teacher shortage)- so we dug deeper. See what questions we are asking and what the data points to for answers.