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Valarie Bachelor talks about balancing the budget for Oakland schools
A year ago, the Oakland Unified School District voted to close several schools, citing declining enrollment. In January, they voted to reverse the decision.
Valarie Bachelor, a new member of the school board, speaks about the challenge of keeping neighborhood schools open.