An Invitation to join OUSD "Focus Group" on Special Education Issues on May 28. Read here.
Many Special Ed Teachers appreciate the opportunity to have their voices heard since that hasn't happened all year.
However, we wonder if this will be a real and ongoing discussion and not merely a front for the District to say we "heard" from all stakeholders, thereby attempting to give legitimacy to policy not properly vetted by these same stakeholders.
Your OEA Bargaining Team may still be in negotiations as we face the School Board on Wednesday. We cannot let them down at this critical point. Give them the energy to continue to advocate for a fair contract
The Radical Educators Study Group
meets on Tuesday, May 14. Details here
May's Radical Educator Study Group
TOPIC: Strategy for building a movement of Oakland parent,
teachers, students and staff for the funding and transformation of our
DATE: Tuesday 5/14 6-8:30pm
LOCATION: Sol House - 1236 23rd Ave, Oakland (off International
FOOD: $5 donation requested for Thai take-out order
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like us to include
you in food order (let us know if you are vegetarian)
and mark your calendars! Wed May 22nd 5:30pm Mobilization at
School Board meeting to Rebuild Adult Education, Reduce Special
Ed Caseloads and Demand a Fair Contract for Oakland teachers