OUSD School Board where the Directors voted unanimously to approve new charters for Ascend K-8 and Learning without Limits K-5 and renewal for ARISE High School. More than 300 Ascend and Learning without Limits parents joined teachers at in making the decision to secure the “four conditions” required for success by going charter. Because of their work, a new charter MOU creates the option to for these schools to return to OUSD when All Kids policy is implemented. While continuing work to improve test scores and meet the higher standard set by the school community, Arise is already transforming the lives of some of Oakland’s most at-risk and meeting the goal of graduating every student.