Members of the public can offer feedback on major budget cut recommendations at several meetings in January and February.
The construction project, one of BUSD's largest in years, will be funded by Measure I revenue.
Along with the state scores, new research from Stanford also sheds a brighter light on Berkeley's performance.
Proposed staffing cuts have brought up larger questions about who the programs should be serving, and to what end.
A consultant said BUSD's special-education spending per student is "one of the highest I've seen in California," due in part to an incoherent system.
The district is no longer considering a 2018 bond measure for workforce housing.
The Berkeley School Board will review results of a staff survey Wednesday, as it discusses a potential bond measure for employee housing.
As the city attempts to reopen negotiations on sharing a meeting room, records obtained by Berkeleyside and conversations with both sides shed light on why past efforts failed.
A descendant of Joseph LeConte's slaves said she was "sick to her stomach" to see schools named after the conservationist.
Parents and district staffers say conservationist Joseph LeConte, who preached the "evolutionary" benefits of slavery, is not an appropriate namesake for a school.
A new cost estimate presents a hurdle to a plan to build on the staff parking lot on Milvia Street.
Students say they are reeling from the revelation and want consequences for the creators of the memes.
The Berkeley School Board promised 16 years ago to restore the tennis courts at Berkeley High. It is time for the district to keep its promise.