March for Schools Oakland Students Deserve

Save the Date!

March for Schools Oakland Students Deserve

Tuesday, March 31st 4pm-6pm (meet at 3p for family friendly pre-march activities)

Starting Location: San Antonio Park (18th Ave and Foothill)

Family Friendly Event. There will be music, sign making and food!

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Upcoming Events

February 25 at 3:30 – March from Edna Brewer to School Board Meeting – depart 3:30 Edna Brewer, depart 4 pm Lake Merritt Colonnade and head along lakeside to La Escuelita

February 25 at 5:00 – School Board Meeting at La Escuelita

February 25 at 7pm – Teacher/OEA Perspective on Contract Negotiations hosted by Montclair PTA, at Montclair Women’s Club

February 26 5:30 to 7 – District 6 meeting with Shanthi Gonzales at Melrose Leadership Academy – RSVP: http://gonzalesforschools.nationbuilder.com/district_6_advisory_committee

February 26 6 to 7:30 – Letter Writing Party at the Hive Cafe 2139 MacArthur Blvd – RSVP: http://www.evite.com/event/01E9MP2DFCARBMW4YEPEWIN6G6ZMGU

February 28 5 to 6:30 – Information session for Spanish speaking families at the Hive Cafe 2139 MacArthur – RSVP: http://www.evite.com/event/03696VOBR6E4SEFFQEPEWTICOOAO3Y

March to the Board Meeting Wednesday, February 25th! See you THERE!

Teachers, Parents, Students, Community:

March to the OUSD Board of Education Meeting and Speak-OUT!

Wednesday, February 25th

  • Demand a Strong Contract for Oakland Teachers!
  • No Union Busting Attacks on Seniority and Transfer Rights!
  • For Smaller Class Sizes and Protections for Special Education Programs!
  • Defend Public Education!

 Oakland teachers are fighting for a strong contract with a guaranteed wage increase that will allow teachers to stay in Oakland. The District is receiving more state funding for Oakland schools than in many years, and funding is projected to rise but the money is being spent on outside contractors, Central Administration, and other projects outside the classroom. The Oakland Education Association (OEA) is fighting for smaller class sizes and hard caps on Special Education caseloads.  We are fighting for lower Counselor to student ratios. We will not accept the union busting attacks that Superintendent Wilson and the District Bargaining Team are making on existing seniority and transfer protections. We oppose the reconstitution of schools – making teachers, aides, and other school staff reapply for their own jobs; we oppose the conversion of any public schools to charter schools.

We stand united with students and families in defense of quality public education accessible to all the young people in Oakland

 

March Leaves Edna Brewer at 3:30 PM

All Schools Converge at the

Colonnade at Lake Merritt at 4:00 PM and March to the Board Meeting! Please JOIN US!

Contact Mark Airgood 510-717-6365 for more information

Show Oakland Educators Some LOVE!!!! Come to the board meeting 2/11/15!

Valentines Heart PIC

Come to the next Board Meeting 2/11/15 and sign up to speak to the board.  Show your support for a fair contract that benefits educators and children alike.  Demand that your tax dollars be put to good use and not to just to raises for the top administrators.  See you there

Wednesday 2/11/15.  4:30pm The Great Room, LaEscuelita Education Center, 1050 2nd Avenue, Oakland, CA