REALM Middle School has until April to provide a remedy plan for its fiscal issues, or BUSD could vote to revoke its charter.
At a meeting this week, the last before a final budget vote on Feb. 21, the school board began choosing which programs and positions to cut.
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.
As the city attempts to reopen negotiations on sharing a meeting room, records obtained by Berkeleyside and conversations with both sides shed light on why past efforts failed.
A descendant of Joseph LeConte's slaves said she was "sick to her stomach" to see schools named after the conservationist.
Parents and district staffers say conservationist Joseph LeConte, who preached the "evolutionary" benefits of slavery, is not an appropriate namesake for a school.