While policies elsewhere limit the rights of transgender and non-binary students, BUSD tries to be as accommodating to its gender non-conforming students as possible.
As classes end and UC Berkeley students prepare to leave their digs, the city of Berkeley posted the following request and resource list about how to keep neighborhoods tidy.
The Berkeley School Board heard the final proposal for the creation of a 'universal' ninth grade at BHS. The final vote is scheduled for June.
As BUSD finalizes its 2017-18 budget, the district is already looking at potential cuts for 2018-19 to prevent deficit spending.
It's been an unlikely story for Sayah Bogor, a Cal graduate student in public health who will make the short walk across the stage Monday to receive her master’s degree.
Robert Paylor faces a long and expensive rehabilitation path and a fundraising campaign has been launched to help him.
Be A Scientist is the theme of the annual Public Schools Fund luncheon on Friday.
A proposed overhaul of ninth grade at BHS would have all students taking the same classes. The public can learn more at three meetings this week.
There was talk it would be "Cinco de Milo" in Berkeley today. But the hate-inciting provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is in Miami instead, with plans to return to Berkeley in the fall.
Disability rights attorneys have sued BUSD, contending that the district fails to accommodate students with reading disorders.
Residential developers will soon be required pay the district $3.48 per square foot, and commercial developers 56 cents. Most nearby districts already have a similar policy.
Around 400 police officers were on hand April 27 to ensure violence did not break out at the rally to protest the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech.
Berkeley Unified teachers and Cal students took to the streets on May 1 in support of immigrant and worker rights.
Campus police turned out in force Thursday in anticipation of violent protests. The next day students demonstrated against UCPD and an arrest they say was racially motivated.
Although the city had braced itself for violent clashes based on previous experience, April 27 was relatively peaceful. A few moments captured on camera proved popular.