BUSD will assess school facilities and install more "Columbine locks," specialized PA systems and surveillance cameras.
Many students rank low in math proficiency. Some parents have tried to address this, but have been thwarted by the union. All should come together to fix the problem.
Berkeley High parents have offered to help BUSD develop materials for substitute teachers, create math manuals and more to help students succeed. Their efforts have been rebuffed.
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.
Two letters from Berkeley school leaders describe steps being taken to prepare for an active shooter.
REALM Middle School has until April to provide a remedy plan for its fiscal issues, or BUSD could vote to revoke its charter.
On Feb. 21, the School Board finalized its major set of cuts for next year's budget, wrapping up a months-long process.
The bus collided with a car at Bancroft Way and Sacramento Street on Friday morning.
A parent says his kid was punished with a weighted vest. BUSD says it's a therapeutic tool. How much permission is needed when schools want to address what they see as kids' needs?
No other school fixtures at Willard were found to contain lead levels above state safety standards.
Along with purchase of 6,200 Chromebooks, BUSD has launched a "digital citizenship" curriculum covering cyber-bullying, fake news and privacy.
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.