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Catalyzing Quality

Helping raise the bar for quality education

Why Does A-G Matter?

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of Black students who graduate high school in OUSD are eligible for a 4 year university

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of Latino students who graduate high school in OUSD are eligible for a 4 year university

Which Schools Are Doing a Good Job?

Why do so many families opt out of OUSD schools?

Why do so many families opt out of OUSD schools?

Oakland Unified School District is preparing to close more than half a dozen schools over the next two years, and district leaders have pointed to years of declining enrollment—and with it, less state money to support OUSD’s current schools—as a primary reason.

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Quality school finder

Helping students and families find quality school experiences

Families, feeling frustrated? We want you to get in the driver’s seat so you can find a high quality school option where your child can thrive. Start here by putting in your home address to begin finding school options.

How to Apply to Oakland Public Charter Schools – School Year 2022-2023

FIA Alameda County Election Update

June 7 election’s early results!

FIA Talks: College Talks

Our fourth podcast episode is out now!

Can K12 Enrollment Declines Spark a Push for Quality?

Public school enrollment dropped in California this year by more than 110,000 students.

Congrats Grads! Spring Leadership Inst. & Graduation Celebration

The Spring 2022 Leadership Institute was made up of 50 parent and youth leaders with a common goal – triple voter registration to build electoral power among charter school communities.

Alumni Mentorship Boosts Student Success at ARISE HS

RISE High School was one of seven Oakland schools to be awarded the Pivotal Practice Award for 2022.

AB 2484 Negatively Effects Charter Schools

Bill Guts Charter Facility Funding

FIA Talks: Importance of Voting

FIA Talks’ 3rd podcast episode is out now! In this episode, three Latitude 37.8 students join us to dive into the importance of voting and what it means for our youth to get civically engaged.

Building Leadership »

Empowering Families, Educators, and Community Leaders

Expanding Access »

Ensuring every Oakland family has access to a high quality school

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Helping raise the bar for quality education

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Bringing Oakland together in the name of quality