A recent Sacramento State grad, Brandon Bailey became the first person in his family to graduate from college.
District leaders emphasized student well-being and supporting struggling learners while cutting Virtual Academy and a handful of teaching positions.
Mayor Arreguín introduced a resolution to suspend diplomatic relations with Russia at the urging of Ukrainian President Zelensky.
Starting in fall 2023, students will be enrolled at Longfellow Middle School based on where they live. A map showing how students will be assigned their school has yet to be finalized.
Reversing course, the Berkeley school board rescinded a vaccine-or-test policy for students and put a vaccine mandate for employees on hold at its Wednesday meeting.
Twenty-eight percent of Black students are in special ed, compared to 7% of white students. Berkeleyside digs into BUSD’s plan to address the disparity.
Neelam Patil is one of 10 teachers chosen by Time for her work using “pocket forests” to help students see they can make a difference in climate change.
A BHS student who amassed parts to build explosives and assault rifles got them legally, police say, and was not ready to carry out an attack.
The lawsuits claim staff members at two elementary schools sexually abused students in 1967 and 1995 and the schools failed to stop it.
Alper and Sinai have already endorsed their picks among the candidates running for the three at-large school board seats on the ballot in November.
Kemal Stewart, the school’s only Black male teacher, is being moved from the school due to falling enrollment.
The longest-running high school rowing program in Northern California heads to the Scholastic Rowing Association of America national championships.