The Oakland Unified School District Newsletter Collection consists of 19 issues of the
New Directions (1966-1969) and
Urban Education (1969-1971) newsletters. The newsletters were published by the Oakland Unified School District with federal funds from the
Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and featured articles and photographs of ESEA programs, school integration and busing,
curriculum, scholarships, administrative news, and free lunch, ESL, and head start programs.