Students may be still enjoying long lie-ins and hours of minimal activity, but for Berkeley school faculty, the vacations are all but over as they prep for the new semester.
Pasquale Scuderi accepted the position of Principal of Berkeley High School one year ago this month, succeeding Jim Slemp, who headed the school for six years. Scuderi came to the district in 2006 and was formerly a Vice Principal at BHS before moving to a post in the district administration.
Pasquale Scuderi, BUSD Director of Human Resources, has been named principal of Berkeley High School in a unanimous decision of the school board. Board president Karen Hemphill announced the appointment at tonight’s board meeting.
Two letters from Berkeley school leaders describe steps being taken to prepare for an active shooter.
On Feb. 21, the School Board finalized its major set of cuts for next year's budget, wrapping up a months-long process.
Buffy Wicks, who has worked for both President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, has dwarfed her competitors by raising $520,124. The AD 15 race is one of the costliest so far.
Proposed staffing cuts have brought up larger questions about who the programs should be serving, and to what end.
A consultant said BUSD's special-education spending per student is "one of the highest I've seen in California," due in part to an incoherent system.
Enrollment has plummeted at Berkeley's continuation high school. Families and staff say the district should focus on boosting enrollment, not cutting resources at BTA.
BPD: "At this point it doesn’t meet the criteria to be attempted kidnapping."
Parents say the crowded elementary school needs more staff. The district says that is easier said than done.