Teachers criticized BUSD for failing to seek their input when adopting a controversial testing program. District staff say the tests will help identify struggling students early.
The latest from the 2018 campaign trail.
The organization's final day at Berkeley High is June 30.
Part II of our special report on Berkeley's special-education system examines why there are stark racial disparities in the program, and why some feel left out of it.
In a special two-part series, Berkeleyside takes a deep dive into BUSD's special-ed program, as the district evaluates its own model and prepares for departmental changes.
The Berkeley School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to rename the school.
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.