charter schools http://kalw.org en The price of autonomy for Oakland Unified School District http://kalw.org/post/price-autonomy-oakland-unified-school-district <p>At 8 o&rsquo;clock on a Tuesday morning, about 400 students stand at attention. They&rsquo;re outside the Fruitvale Oakland elementary school, Learning Without Limits (LWL). They recite the following vision statement, as they do every day upon arrival: &ldquo;We stand on the shoulders of those who came before us as we grow into leaders who are passionate and care about making our world better. We are equipped with skills and knowledge, filled with curiosity and we know that even when we face challenges, we will achieve!&rdquo;</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 21:59:36 +0000 Jordan Katz 12098 at http://kalw.org The price of autonomy for Oakland Unified School District