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    Oakland Unified School District employees, students and stakeholders selected six values on Values Day 2016. We use the collectively agreed upon values to guide our work with students.

    OUSD Core Values:
    • Students FirstWe support students by providing multiple learning opportunities to ensure students feel respected and heard.
    • EquityWe provide everyone access to what they need to be successful.
    • ExcellenceWe hold ourselves to uncompromising standards to achieve extraordinary outcomes.
    • IntegrityWe are honest, trustworthy and accountable.
    • Cultural ResponsivenessWe resist assumptions and biases and see the gift of every student and adult.
    • Joy: We seek and celebrate moments of laughter and wonder.
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