Jeff Duncan-Andrade, former student Magdalena Lopez, and Duncan-Andrade's son await the school board's decision on his proposed charter school. Photo by Laura Klivans.

In a 5 to 0 vote, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education approved the first “lab” charter school in Oakland on Wednesday night. The school’s site is yet to be determined, but it’s designed to apprentice novice teachers and feed them back into OUSD’s public schools.

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