Berkeley school news — in brief.
Spirits were high Friday at a drive-thru where seniors collected their graduation caps and gowns, and got photos taken.
At a town hall Wednesday, BUSD leaders painted a more vivid picture of how schools could be structured with kids staying 6 feet apart.
A grim new prediction of California’s education budget has sent BUSD leaders into a state of “despair.”
A King Middle School teacher thought an erroneous social-distancing sign was a teachable moment. She was right.
As BUSD faces major decisions about the fall semester and the end of this school year, district leaders shared ideas and sought parental feedback at a virtual town hall.
Even if schools reopen in the fall, public education could be completely restructured.
50 years ago Berkeley voluntarily integrated its schools. Even back then the district recognized that newly diverse classrooms demanded a diverse teaching force. In Part 3 of our deep dive we look at the situation today.
While the universal ninth grade is new, efforts to “redesign” Berkeley High in the name of equity are not. In a special three-part series, Berkeleyside examines the then and now.
Berkeley Unified made history by voluntarily integrating its schools 50 years ago this fall. In a special three-part series, Berkeleyside explores that history and its legacy in a very different present-day Berkeley.
The four-story apartment complex on Walnut Street sits on land that might become part of a new 850-bed student housing project known as the Gateway.
The building would be part of a complex that could house as many as 1,200 students and 125 community members who need supportive housing. Cal is seeking public comment through April 27.
For many families, access to a computer or an internet connection is what will allow their kids to learn this spring.
Schweng unexpectedly announced Monday that she will leave Berkeley Unified at the end of the school year.
Little is known about how many seemingly healthy people in the East Bay have COVID-19 — and how they’re unintentionally spreading it. These professors hope to change that.