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Central Office Spending

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.


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.