Files on Oakland Teachers Strike (California Department of Education)

Liam Knox filed this request with the California Department of Education of California.
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From: Liam Knox

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all files, memos, and communications related to the Oakland teachers strikes that took place from February 24-March 3. Specifically, I'd like any emails sent to or from the following elected officials that are responsive to my request:
All sitting members of the Oakland Unified School Board
Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell
Senior Executive Assistant Robin Sasada
Deputy Communications Chief Valerie Goode
Communications Director John Sasaki
Chief Financial Officer Gloria Gamblin
General Counsel Marion McWilliams

I request that I be properly classified as a news media requester. I am an intern for MuckRock, and I am requesting this information in that editorial capacity. MuckRock is widely known for its investigative work as well as historical pieces based on public records requests.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Liam Knox

From: California Department of Education

Good morning Requestor,

Please be advised that emailed requests for general information from the California Department of Education (CDE), pursuant to the California Public Records Act (PRA) (Gov. Code ยง 6250 et seq.), should be directed to<>. When requesting information specifically maintained by the Nutrition Services Division, the request may be sent to<>, however my direct email should not be used to submit requests.

I have cc'd Communications on this email so that they may appropriately route your request to the correct division.

Thank you.

Turtle Warchild, Analyst
Program Integrity Unit
California Department of Education
Office: 916-319-0458
Fax: 916-327-2753

From: California Department of Education

Hi Liam,
Attached, please see a response to your March 11 PRA request.

Cynthia Butler
Information Officer
Communications Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Communications Main Line: 916-319-0818