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Video: Lakeview School Protest March

Patch.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
A group protesting the closure of Lakeview Elementary School on Grand Avenue and four other Oakland public schools marched from Lake Merritt to the home of OUSD Superintendent Tony Smith Tuesday evening. By Dixie Jordan A Tuesday evening march from 

After school camp shut down, Lakeview supporters march to superintendent’s house

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - ‎Jul 4, 2012‎
After returning from superintendent Tony Smith’s house, a few protesters mounted Lakeview Elementary’s steps to dance closer to police officers while listening to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” On Wednesday evening, a crowd of nearly 150 people, 

Oakland police forces raid Occupy site, arrest 2

Press TV - ‎Jul 4, 2012‎
US police forces in the state of Oakland have raided occupied Lakeview School, arresting at least two activists protesting against closure of a publicelementary school. Since June 15, parents, teachers, students, and allies from Oakland have occupied 

Lakeview parents take protest to district superintendent’s home

KTVU San Francisco - ‎Jul 4, 2012‎
The sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland may have ended Tuesday morning, but the group that staged the action is not ready to sit-down and let Oakland schools close. “We’re not going to stop,” said Oakland parent Joel Velasquez.

Oakland school sit-in raided after nearly three weeks

Tri-Valley Herald - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
By Katy Murphy Oakland Tribune Staff Archive: A couple of kids run through a small campsite set up by teachers and parents at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. They have been camping out since June 15, 

Oakland school cops halt protest at closed Lakeview

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
Tina Siu Velasquez straightens up her tent inside of closed Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, June 19, 2012 during a protest against school closures. Oakland school district police officers had previously ordered the roughly dozen 

Protests continue over Oakland school closures

News in photos - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
People demonstrating against the closure of several Oakland schools returned to the Lakeview Elementary campus on July 3 for a rally. Lakeview was occupied by parents, teachers, supporters and several children since June 15.

Protest Cleared At Closed Oakland Elementary School, Two Arrested

SFist - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
The camp outside Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, as of June 18. (Photo credit: Daniel Arauz) It’s been seventeen days of sit-in, Occupy-style protest at Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School, where teachers and parents have been camping since 

Sit-in at Lakeview elementary raided, free classes continue, rally at 5pm

San Francisco Bay Guardian - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
A sit-in at Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School ended early this morning as police from the Oakland School Police force entered the school building, making two arrests. The dispersal was calm by all accounts, although protesters say that officers 

Oakland Police Raid Sit-in at Elementary School, Two Arrested

SF Weekly (blog) - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
3 2012 at 1:00 PM Oakland Police stormed the sit-in at Lakeview Elementary early this morning, breaking up the three-week-old encampment and arresting two people. Authorities arrived on scene just after 4 am and ordered protesters (aka teachers, 

2 Arrested In Raid On Oakland School Closure Protest

CBS Local - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
Parents and teachers occupy Lakeview Elementary in Oakland to protest the planned closure of five Oakland campuses. OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Police cleared a sit-in protest Tuesday that has been under way for 17 days at an Oakland elementary school.

Protesters cleared from Oakland school grounds

KRNV My News 4 - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
(AP) — Police have cleared a dozen protesters who had occupied the grounds of an Oakland elementary school in a demonstration against school closures. Oakland school district spokesman Troy Flint says district police officers moved into Lakeview 

Lakeview Elementary encampment shut down; protesters vow to return

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
The encampment at Lakeview Elementary School was raided at 4 am on Tuesday by Oakland and OUSD police officers. The tent city at Lakeview Elementary School has been dismantled. At 4 am Oakland Unified School District police and other law enforcement 

Police Raid Lakeview School, Arrest Two

Patch.com - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
Bay City News Service—Police cleared a sit-in this morning that for 17 days has occupied an Oakland elementary school slated for closure this year, an Oakland Unified School District spokesman said. The sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School, 

Oakland school police clear protest at school

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
(07-03) 08:06 PDT OAKLAND — Oakland school police officers have cleared out a dozen protesters who were camping in a shuttered Oakland elementary school. The group of parents and activists had been sleeping at the Lakeview Elementary School since June 

Police evict protestors from Lakeview Elementary

KGO-TV - ‎Jul 3, 2012‎
(KGO) — Protesters are promising to return after police forced them to end a 19 day occupation

Occupy Oakland At Lakeview Elementary: Police Raid Encampment Outside School

Huffington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Jeff Sandstoe Oakland Police stormed the sit-in at Lakeview Elementary early this morning, breaking up the three-week-old encampment and arresting two people. Authorities arrived on scene just after 4 am and ordered protesters (aka teachers, 

Lakeview Elementary encampment shut down; protesters vow to return

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
The encampment at Lakeview Elementary School was raided at 4 am on Tuesday by Oakland and OUSD police officers. The tent city at Lakeview Elementary School has been dismantled. At 4 am Oakland Unified School District police and other law enforcement 

Oakland school cops halt protest at closed Lakeview

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tina Siu Velasquez straightens up her tent inside of closed Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, June 19, 2012 during a protest against school closures. Oakland school district police officers had previously ordered the roughly dozen 

Sit-in at Lakeview elementary raided, free classes continue, rally at 5pm

San Francisco Bay Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
A sit-in at Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School ended early this morning as police from the Oakland School Police force entered the school building, making two arrests. The dispersal was calm by all accounts, although protesters say that officers 

Lakeview Elementary protesters mark 16 days with film screening, tightened 

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - ‎Jul 2, 2012‎
The sit-in began on Friday, June 15, with parents, teachers, and community activists demanding the district revoke its decision to close five elementary schools. After 16 days, the number of tents visible at the encampment at Lakeview Elementary School 

Police evict protestors from Lakeview Elementary

KGO-TV - ‎15 hours ago‎
(KGO) — Protesters are promising to return after police forced them to end a 19 day occupation atLakeview Elementary School in Oakland. Protesters are upset the school is closing along with others. About 4 am, Oakland police moved into the Lakeview 

Police Raid Lakeview School, Arrest Two

Patch.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Bay City News Service—Police cleared a sit-in this morning that for 17 days has occupied an Oakland elementary school slated for closure this year, an Oakland Unified School District spokesman said. The sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School, 

Oakland school sit-in raided after nearly three weeks

San Jose Mercury News - ‎12 hours ago‎
OAKLAND — On Tuesday, nearly three weeks into a peaceful occupation of an elementary school that was closed last month, Oakland school district police cleared out the demonstrators in an early morning raid. When police entered theLakeview Elementary 

2 Arrested In Raid On Oakland School Closure Protest

CBS Local - ‎8 hours ago‎
Parents and teachers occupy Lakeview Elementary in Oakland to protest the planned closure of five Oakland campuses. OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Police cleared a sit-in protest Tuesday that has been under way for 17 days at an Oakland elementary school.

Protest Cleared At Closed Oakland Elementary School, Two Arrested

SFist - ‎7 hours ago‎
The camp outside Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, as of June 18. (Photo credit: Daniel Arauz) It’s been seventeen days of sit-in, Occupy-style protest at Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School, where teachers and parents have been camping since 

Protesters cleared from Oakland school grounds

Sacramento Bee - ‎10 hours ago‎
Police have cleared a dozen protesters who had occupied the grounds of an Oakland elementary school in a demonstration against school closures. Oakland school district spokesman Troy Flint says district police officers moved into Lakeview Elementary 

Protests continue over Oakland school closures

News in photos - ‎2 hours ago‎
People demonstrating against the closure of several Oakland schools returned to the Lakeview Elementary campus on July 3 for a rally. Lakeview was occupied by parents, teachers, supporters and several children since June 15.

Oakland school police clear protest at school

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎13 hours ago‎
(07-03) 08:06 PDT OAKLAND — Oakland school police officers have cleared out a dozen protesters who were camping in a shuttered Oakland elementary school. The group of parents and activists had been sleeping at the Lakeview Elementary School since June 

Support grows for elementary school sit-in

Workers World - ‎Jul 1, 2012‎
By Judy Greenspan School is out all over the Bay Area except at Lakeview Elementary, one of the schools recently closed by the Oakland United School District. At Lakeview, the People’s School for Public Education holds daily classes and activities for 

Protesters cleared from Oakland school grounds

Fresno Bee - 10 hours ago
Oakland school district spokesman Troy Flint says district police officers moved intoLakeview Elementary School around 4 a.m. Tuesday and 

Lakeview Elementary protesters mark 16 days with film screening 

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - 1 day ago
After 16 days, the number of tents visible at the encampment at LakeviewElementary School has doubled and protesters have changed their ..

Lakeview sit-in supporters protest school board meeting

San Francisco Bay Guardian - ‎Jun 28, 2012‎
Supporters of a sit-in at Lakeview elementary school and others protesting cuts from the Oakland Board of Education protested at the board’s meeting June 27 and held a “People’s Board of Education Meeting” discussing their vision for Oakland schools.

Protecting Education in Oakland

In These Times - ‎Jun 28, 2012‎
A SIT-IN by teachers, parents and activists at Lakeview Elementary, an Oakland, Calif., public school slated for closure, was in its third day on Monday, June 18–but police were threatening to move people out later in the day, as this article was 
  1. Lessons From Lakeview: Families and Students of Color in Crisis

    Bay Area Indymedia - Jun 26, 2012
    A small but dedicated group of parents, young students, teachers, families, and community members have seized Lakeview Elementary School 
  2. Community: “Don’t Close Lakeview

    Post News Group - 4 days ago
    Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland.  and community protesters continued this week to occupy Lakeview Elementary School, one of the 

    Post News Group

Students, parents, teachers march in support of Lakeview sit-in

San Francisco Bay Guardian - ‎Jun 24, 2012‎
More than 100 gathered outside Oakland City Hall for a rally and march June 23 to celebrate the sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School. The school is one of five that theOakland School Board voted to close last fall, in a move that would save the city 

Protesters March to Lakeview Elementary

Patch.com - ‎22 hours ago‎
Nearly 200 people marched Saturday from downtown Oakland to Lakeview Elementary School on Grand Avenue, protesting the closure of Lakeview and four otherOakland schools. By Dixie Jordan A 1.7-mile march to protest the closure of five Oakland public 

Lakeview Elementary protest draws hundreds of protestors in Oakland

San Francisco Chronicle (blog) - ‎Jun 23, 2012‎
On Saturday afternoon nearly 200 protestors showed up for a 1.7 mile march organized by a coalition of community organizers, Occupy Oaklandsupporters and Lakeview Elementary parents to protest the closure of five Oakland elementary schools by the 

Parents build tent city at Lakeview Elementary with

Oakland North
School is out and parents who disagree with the Oakland Unified School District board’s decision to close 

Parents Vow to Expand Protest Against Planned Oakland 

OAKLAND (KRON) — Parents organizing a protest against the planned closure of five public elementary schools say they will not pack up their 

Protesters take stand at Lakeview Elementary School

abc7news.com
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Oakland parents and teachers protesting the closure of their children’sschool today are being told to leave by school police.

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Protesters Rally at Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School

KQED
by KQED News Staff and Wires | June 18, 2012 — 5:30 PM A group of parents, students and teachers began a sit-in at Lakeview on June 15. They hope to persuade Oakland School Superintendent Tony Smith to reverse a decision to close Lakeview and four 

Police Warn Lakeview School Protesters

Patch.com
Parents and teachers have staged a four-day sit-in to protest the closure of Lakeview Elementary School, 746 Grand Ave., by the Oakland Unified School District. Bay City News—Oakland school district police today issued a warning today to demonstrators 

Parents and educators occupy Lakeview Elementary

KALW
By Jen Chien This past Saturday, over 100 people gathered outside Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland for a rally in support of a sit-in staged by parents, students, and community members. They’re protesting the district’s decision to close five 

Families risk arrest in protesting school closure

San Francisco Chronicle
(06-18) 14:54 PDT Oakland — Dozens of students, parents and activists who have set up camp at an Oakland elementary school to protest a plan to permanently close the school were risking arrest Monday after police posted orders to vacate the school 

Police Issue Warning to Protesters at Lakeview Elementary

NBC Bay Area
Protesters have been staging a sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland for the past four days to protest the closure of that school and four others. By Jeff Shuttleworth Kids paint during a “People’s School” sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School 

Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School Protest: Teachers And Parents ‘Occupy 

Huffington Post
Dozens of protesters have been camped outside Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School since Friday in an effort to rally against its planned closure. The Oakland school district police force ordered demonstrators to disperse Monday morning, 

Lakeview Elementary sit-in: Oakland schools police order crowd to disperse

Inside Bay Area
By Katy Murphy and Anna Gallegos Oakland Tribune Joel Velasquez, a parent of three kids, and Timothy Tery, an alum of Lakeview Elementary, stand at the front entrance of the school after opening the doors and welcoming others in for a free summer 

Lakeview Elementary School encampment protesters given warning notice

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Teachers are holding garden activities with kids at Lakeview Elementary despite being served a notice to leave the grounds. Photo courtesy of the protest group. Protesters at an encampment that has been growing for the last four days at Lakeview 

Disgruntled Oakland Parents Occupy Local Elementary School

SFist
Tents set up near a playground at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland, CA. Photo credit: Daniel Arauz Last Friday, a group of concerned parents marked the end of their children’s school year by kicking off summer and protesting school closures with a 

Police threaten Lakeview School protesters with forcible removal

KTVU San Francisco
Police were threatening to forcibly remove a group of parents Monday morning who had been camping out at a Bay Area school for days before in protest of the school’s closure. The group of over a hundred parents set up tents on the campus of Lakeview 

Lakeview Sit-In has taken the building — Support needed now!

Bay Area Indymedia
by Save Oakland Schools! Parents, students, and teachers have moved inside of the Lakeview Elementary school building. Police are on the scene. The last tweet here was at about 10:15am. we’re in the building, police are not, tho they are triggering 

Lakeview Elementary sit-in: Oakland schools police order crowd to disperse

Oakland Tribune
By Katy Murphy and Anna Gallegos Oakland Tribune Joel Velasquez, a parent of three kids, and Timothy Tery, an alum of Lakeview Elementary, stand at the front entrance of the school after opening the doors and welcoming others in for a free summer 

Lakeview Elementary sit-in: Oakland schools police order crowd to disperse

Contra Costa Times
By Katy Murphy and Anna Gallegos Oakland Tribune Joel Velasquez, a parent of three kids, and Timothy Tery, an alum of Lakeview Elementary, stand at the front entrance of the school after opening the doors and welcoming others in for a free summer 

Lakeview Elementary sit-in: Oakland schools police order crowd to disperse

San Jose Mercury News
OAKLAND — Days into a sit-in to protest the closure of Lakeview Elementary School, the Oakland school district police force is ordering the demonstrators to clear the area. “We’re hoping the crowd will disperse on its own accord,” district spokesman 

Parents, Teachers ‘Occupy’ Oakland School To Protest Closures

CBS Local
Parents who have been camping out at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland talk to the media about their opposition to school closures. (CBS) OAKLAND (CBS SF) – In protest of the proposed closure of a handful of Oakland elementary schools as a 

Free Meals For Oakland Kids This Summer

NBC Bay Area
Thousands of children in Oakland who rely on free and low-cost meals during the school year will have access to free, nutritious meals over the summer break, Oakland city officials said this week. Thousands of children in Oakland who rely on free and 

Rally at Lakeview Elementary Sit-In to Save Oakland Schools, 6/16/12: audio 

Bay Area Indymedia
by Dave Id On the second day of the Lakeview Elementary Sit-In, parents, teachers, students, supporters, and school board member Alice Spearman spoke and rallied to save five Oakland schools that have now been officially declared closed with the 

Parents build tent city at Lakeview Elementary with help from Occupy Oakland 

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Parents at Lakeview Elementary School intend to live in a tent city and rally until their demands are met about school closures. School is out and parents who disagree with the Oakland Unified School District board’s decision to close five elementary 

Parents and Teachers Sit-in at Lakeview Elementary To Stop School Closures

Bay Area Indymedia
by Save Oakland Schools OAKLAND, CA—On Friday June 15th, at 4:00 pm, parents, teachers and community members held a press conference announcing the beginning of a sit-in at Lakeview Elementary. The sit-in comes as a response to the Oakland School 

Parents Upset Over Oakland School Closures Protest On Final Day

CBS Local
OAKLAND (KCBS) – On Friday, classes at Lakeview Elementary School in Oakland were dismissed for the last time ever. But protests over the closure of the small school, along with four others, showed no sign of letting up.

Parents stage sit-in to protest school closure

KGO-TV
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Some Oakland students are saying goodbye forever to their schools because they’re being shut down. It was a sad moment, but also prompted a protest. Four Oakland schools will not reopen next year, but parents and teachers at 

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