A planned partnership between the organization and BHS never materialized, and the district plans to repurpose the space for new programs next year.
BUSD will assess school facilities and install more "Columbine locks," specialized PA systems and surveillance cameras.
The Public Employment Relations Board ruled in partial favor of a retired teacher who said she was penalized for emailing a letter that was critical of the district to other staff.
REALM Middle School has until April to provide a remedy plan for its fiscal issues, or BUSD could vote to revoke its charter.
On Feb. 21, the School Board finalized its major set of cuts for next year's budget, wrapping up a months-long process.
A parent says his kid was punished with a weighted vest. BUSD says it's a therapeutic tool. How much permission is needed when schools want to address what they see as kids' needs?
Members of the public can offer feedback on major budget cut recommendations at several meetings in January and February.
The construction project, one of BUSD's largest in years, will be funded by Measure I revenue.
Along with the state scores, new research from Stanford also sheds a brighter light on Berkeley's performance.
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.
The district is no longer considering a 2018 bond measure for workforce housing.
The Berkeley School Board will review results of a staff survey Wednesday, as it discusses a potential bond measure for employee housing.