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OUSD and FCMAT: Preparing for the Dec. 13 Report

On December 13, as OUSD’s Board votes on extremely painful midyear budget cuts, staff will also share their plan to strengthen the district’s fiscal management: The FCMAT Action Plan. In this #OUSDBudget series post, we examine what FCMAT is, and what’s in the latest report.

The Eclipse, Alignment, and Hope

As our sun was being eclipsed by our moon, another sun was born: OUSD opened a brand new dual-language immersion middle school called Oakland School of Language, shortened to Oakland SOL (Spanish for Sun).