In 1990, Berkeley High became one of the first schools in the nation to require ethnic studies. With the state following suit earlier this month, BUSD plans to expand ethnic studies to all grade levels.
Bus service isn’t expected to resume until Friday, leaving parents scrambling to make carpool plans.
Brad Johnson says he was fired from the Crowden School over a series of vocabulary questions involving lobster jokes. He is now suing the private Berkeley music school.
A fleet of eight electric school buses is picking up Berkeley students for the first time this fall.
A Berkeley High student gave a harrowing account of what happened when she tried to report her sexual assault in 2019, hoping to spur action.
The policy, designed to serve as “an on-ramp” to the statewide student vaccine mandate, was approved without a controversial proposed vaccination requirement for student-athletes.
With schools shut, yearbook staff were tasked with the impossible: commemorating a year at home.
Community members are invited to voice their opinions in a series of town halls. Students won’t see changes until 2023.
Students in California will have to get the vaccine or enroll in independent study. The rule will apply to school staff, too.
Berkeley’s community college has managed to retain students at relatively steady levels throughout the pandemic.
The proposed rule requires students to get vaccinated or tested weekly and includes a controversial vaccine mandate for athletes and events.
The Berkeley school board will discuss a policy Wednesday that would require students to get vaccinated or submit to weekly testing. A vote is not yet expected.
On bad air days, schools are instructed to close windows and doors and let the air purifiers work. But during the pandemic, that solution comes with its own problems.
Berkeley Unified faces a shortage of substitute teachers, after-school care providers, and special education aides.
Mardi Walters resigned as Title IX coordinator in February 2020 after trying to fix how the Berkeley school district handles sexual misconduct. Now she’s speaking publicly for the first time about why she left.
After the first days of K-6 surveillance testing, 523 students are on “modified quarantine” and 12 are quarantining at home.