Berkeley school news — in brief.
Compass Charter Schools, an online-learning school system, is hoping to merge with the financially troubled REALM.
The women are now in rehab after a devastating crash in January, according to a new update on their conditions.
BUSD is proposing slashing a district director position, a school bus mechanic and a number of other costs.
The California Department of Education said BUSD underplayed the extent to which a student was being harassed, misclassifying the taunts she received as bullying rather than sexual harassment.
Systemic change in education comes from relentless focus.
Donald Evans has big goals for the final months of his six-year tenure.
Berkeley School Board President Judy Appel and wife Alison Bernstein remain in the intensive care unit Sunday, after they were hit by a car while walking.
The Berkeley School Board president and her wife were struck by a car while walking in Berkeley just after midnight Friday and are in critical condition at a local hospital, according to police and community members.
Karen Hemphill gave a forceful speech and Josh Daniels reflected on his tenure through a data-driven presentation.
A new state law requires free supplies at schools with high poverty levels, but a Berkeley policy could go further.
A proposal before the School Board this week could bring more climate-change lessons and compost bins into schools.
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.