The district’s enrollment has fallen by 15% since a 2015 peak, including a drop of 104 students this school year. BUSD’s budget isn’t expected to take a hit until 2024-25.
In Ms. Rigley’s class, students learn how investing $500 a month can add up to $2.4 million over 40 years. A new state bill could make personal finance a graduation requirement.
Supporters say a systemwide guarantee would streamline applications for community college students, but some worry they’d no longer be guaranteed to get into their preferred school.
Until recently, Berkeley High students were admitted to Cal at above average rates — even with lower GPAs. That’s no longer the case.
A new district task force will study how to create a reparations program. If implemented, it could be the first of its kind in the country.
UC Berkeley has found funds to cover $18 million of the added expense, but some departments could still need to admit fewer Ph.D.s and cut TAs to save money.
District leaders say graduation will remain on Saturday this year, but they will try to move it in future years.
The March 12 festival will feature five mini-plays by and about students at Berkeley High and four other Bay Area high schools.
These streets have received the largest numbers of citizen complaints over the past 13 years.
The closures and cuts will save the university about $1 million per year, but critics say the cost to research and community life is higher.
The change gives youth ages 16 to 25 a voice in local legislative process on environmental and climate issues.
Goines’ graphic design defined multiple generations in the city’s history, from the Free Speech Movement to the rise of Chez Panisse.