Changes are coming to the district’s sexual harm reporting process, the result of mounting community pressure to better protect survivors.
Eligible Berkeleyans can get their booster shot at local pharmacies, walk-up clinics or private health care providers.
At least five students have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 700 people have been identified as close contacts in connection with an outbreak associated with a Berkeley High sports team.
BUSD has avoided outbreaks and school closures this fall. The district has relatively high vaccination rates among students and staff.
If approved, Berkeley children would be able to get vaccinated as soon as next week. BUSD has three vaccine clinics planned for November.
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.