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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.
Did you miss the Celebrate Our Teacher night on February 7? Check out images and learn about this successful night of fun for Oakland teachers!
We hope a deep dive into the last 50 years of OUSD superintendents will shed some light on important patterns or trends that might help inform our current search.
Part 2 of learning about OUSD’s use of of the School Performance Framework (SPF). This time, who’s improving…and who’s getting left behind?
Learn about OUSD’s use of of the School Performance Framework (SPF) – a snapshot of how schools are doing. SPF is an easier, visual, way to understand the current state and trajectory of OUSD schools.