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.
Teachers are quitting and parents are pulling their kids from a private Berkeley music school after the principal was fired in connection with a fill-in-the-blank vocabulary test involving crustacean jokes.
A week and a half after the start of classes, the district is bracing for an uptick in COVID-19 case counts. About 16% of staff aren’t fully vaccinated. And remote learning enrollment, still very low, ticks upward.
Matthew Bissell was finally served on Aug. 19, two months after the lawsuit was initially filed.
Enrollment in Berkeley Unified’s remote learning programs is at 1%, down from 34% in the spring.
After 18 months, all Berkeley schools opened for full, in-person school today. Here’s what it looked like.
Teachers are ready to say goodbye to distance learning. But some lessons from Zoom school are here to stay.
All Berkeley teachers and staff will need to either get tested for COVID-19 weekly or present proof of vaccination as soon as Sept. 3. The state won’t require compliance until Oct. 15.
What you need to know about mask mandates, quarantines, social distancing, remote learning and more in Berkeley.
Berkeley Unified has agreed to settle a 2017 lawsuit alleging it failed to provide an appropriate education for students with dyslexia.