OUSD Wins Grant of $1.8M to Help Newcomer Students

  • PRESS RELEASE 3-3-18
    Oakland, CA - The OUSD Office of English Language Learner and Multilingual Achievement is proud to announce that after a long campaigning process, it has secured a major grant from the State of California to provide additional services for refugees and other eligible school-age students served by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement. The grant will total more than $1.8 million over three years.

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Rudsdale Newcomer and Oakland SOL join the family!

  • In 2017-18, Oakland Unified School District expanded options for language learners with programs at two new locations: Oakland SOL, OUSD's first Dual Language program for middle school, and Rudsdale Newcomer which supports newcomer students in earning a high school diploma. These are exciting additions to the multilingual pathways we are building District-wide!


    Read more about the Rudsdale Newcomer program in these features: 


    EdSource article on Rudsdale Newcomer  Public Radio International story

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