The School Board could vote as soon as Wednesday to replace LeConte with "Sylvia Mendez" — or something else.
The vote, by the Berkeley School Board, takes the possibility of revocation of REALM's charter off the table for now.
Suggestions for LeConte's new name include civil-rights icons, Berkeley school figures and a Spanish word. You can vote for your favorite on an unofficial Berkeleyside reader poll!
Berkeley schools are among the safest buildings in the state because voters have passed three bond measures. It's time to think about what goes in the next one.
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.