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Oakland schools trustee Shanthi Gonzales quits, blasts failure to meet students’ needs

Seven-and-a-half year Oakland Unified school board member Shanthi Gonzales, one of five board members who have been lambasted for supporting controversial school closures earlier this year, announced her resignation Monday in a letter critical of the district’s teachers union and other board members. Gonzales, in the letter, said most Oakland schools aren’t “meeting students’ academic needs” and that […]