Oea Tentative Agreement

Teachers must now vote on whether to accept or reject the agreement. The vote is expected next week, the district said. The borough announced that there was a provisional agreement around 11:30 a.m.m. Wednesday after negotiations that have been going on for nearly a month. Details of the agreement were not mentioned Wednesday. Both sides said they would “refine” some details and would not publish further information about the agreement. Full details of the agreement have not been made public. “While we do not always agree on the details, both the OAS and the OUSD are passionate about serving Oakland students and families,” Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell and OAS President Keith Brown said in a joint statement. “We have worked hard to reach agreement on the organization of distance education for all students and OAS members.

We thank all students, families, staff and the entire community for their support and patience during this difficult time. The 3,000 members of the OAS went on strike for seven days in February 2019, demanding better wages and class sizes after two years of failed negotiations. Finally, the district and the OAS agreed on a contact and ended the strike. The contract included an 11% increase by 2021, which cost the borough about $36 million. OAKLAND — The Oakland Unified School District and the Oakland Education Association have reached a preliminary agreement on what distance learning will be for students this school year. “We have worked hard to reach agreement on the organization of distance education for all students and OAS members. We thank all students, families, staff and the entire community for their support and patience during this difficult time,” they said. The borough wanted a 6.5-hour workday, while the OAS proposed 5 hours with 1.5 hours of welfare. The union has also asked Oakland Unified to accept the state`s minimum interval, but the district wants to increase classes 4 to 12 by 45 minutes. School officials said the agreement between the district and the Oakland Teaching Association, the teachers` union, was being worked out for a month. . “While we do not always agree on the details, both the OAS and the OUSD are passionate about serving Oakland students and families,” Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell and OAS President Keith Brown said in a joint statement.