• Petitioned Christopher Dobbins

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Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Christopher Dobbins
Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
James Harris
Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Jumoke Hinton-Hodge
Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
David Kakishiba
Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Jody London
Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Roseann Torres
Superintendent
Dr. Anthony Smith

Oakland Unified School District Governing Board: Sign a fair contract now!

    1. Petition by

      Oakland Education Association

 Oakland students deserve…

- Quality teachers who are committed to their community schools
- More counselors to guide them in preparing for college or career
- Additional qualified special educators to ensure that their lawful needs for a free, public education are met.
 
Today Oakland has the highest teacher turnover rate (more than 70% in the last five years) of any District in Alameda County, too few counselors to serve students’ academic and emotional needs, and the highest level of non-compliance with special education laws in the state. 
 
California’s voters generously approved Proposition 30, which will ensure that OUSD will receive at least a 5.8% increase in funding next year. While sitting on $33 million dollars in reserves, OUSD has only offered a 1.5% raise to Oakland teachers and refused to agree to limits on special education caseloads.

We need you to send OUSD’s elected officials a message:  Start giving Oakland students the schools they deserve by making a fair contract offer to Oakland’s educators.

To:
Christopher Dobbins, Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
James Harris, Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
David Kakishiba, Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Jody London, Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Roseann Torres, Oakland Unified School District Governing Board
Dr. Anthony Smith, Superintendent
Sign a fair contract now!

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Guy Moore WALNUT CREEK, CA
      • about 1 year ago

      Teachers are demanding to be treated fairly and with respect. It is the teachers who carried the heaviest loads during the great recession. Stop hoarding money make the tough decision that Teachers are fundamental to the education of students.

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    • Brendan Hartney DAVIS, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      To keep quality teachers in Oakland.

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    • Rachel Huang OAKLAND, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      I'm a parent of two kids who went to OUSD.

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    • Timothy Wilson CORTE MADERA, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      Students need the consistency provided by a low teacher turnover rate.

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    • Jeanette Larsen BERKELEY, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      Our children are our future; they deserve good teachers who can inspire them to learn - not the unstable turn over apparent in OUSD.

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