The union president called the contract proposal a "huge win" for educators.
Monday was a tumultuous day for Berkeley Unified.
For the second time this month, teachers will buck union leadership and leave administrators scrambling to deal with major absences.
With the school district and union still struggling to reach a contract agreement, teachers stayed home to ramp up the pressure.
The author, who has worked for the District for 24 years, had to pay $920 a month for Kaiser healthcare in 2015, a rate that forced him to get a second job. He supports the union demand for a 12% raise over two years.
The first big teacher rally of the school year was part dance party, part protest.
As the district recuperates from millions of dollars in budget cuts, officials are pondering three different ballot measures that would support the schools.
Wednesday is the Berkeley School Board's last chance to approve Compass — or close REALM.
The statewide 'Day of Action' is promoting bills that would bring in more funding for public education and cap charter school growth.
Many Berkeley teachers are living paycheck to paycheck. Would they live in a housing complex developed by the district?
Berkeley school news — in brief.
Teachers held "walk-ins" in support of Oakland teachers at schools across Berkeley early Tuesday morning.