Berkeley's largest charter school is suffering financial woes and space constraints that pose serious challenges to its continuing viability.
A Berkeley High redesign would make freshman year 'universal,' rather than split into small schools and programs.
Here's what's on the agenda at tonight's Berkeley School Board meeting.
After being a victim of harassment within BUSD, a 14-year-old student said she was told the safest thing to do was for her to leave the school.
Many students are frustrated at the pace BUSD responds to sexual harassment claims but a newly hired Title IX coordinator might help.
The Berkeley School Board is set to vote Wednesday night on whether to collect new fees from building projects in Berkeley to raise money for facilities needs.
Two incumbents are facing two challengers at the polls today in two lightly contested seats on the Berkeley Unified School District.
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A roomful of supporters of Berkeley teacher Yvette Felarca — who was placed on paid leave by the district last month — demanded during Wednesday night’s School Board meeting that she be returned to her classroom immediately and taken off leave.
Berkeley students are showing gains in college preparedness and literacy, but math test scores are down, especially for black students, according to data presented Wednesday night to the Berkeley School Board at its first meeting of the school year.