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After 57 years, a ‘historic’ elementary school teacher retires but won’t be forgotten

On the last day of her 57 year teaching career for Oakland Unified School District, and for perhaps the first time ever, Arvella Hayden is late. Her signature blue Volkswagen has yet to pull into the parking lot. But that’s OK. There’s only one student in the classroom, and the entire class had their virtual […]