Prompted by Berkeleyside’s investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against a Berkeley High teacher, Wicks is considering changes to the California Public Records Act and Education Code.
The suit argues that the Berkeley school district’s inaction reveals a pattern of protecting “predators over students.”
Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley has opened an International Track for non-French-speaking 6th-graders to achieve fluency by the end of 8th grade.
But state money may mitigate the need for cuts in a district that’s lost 600 students since the start of the pandemic.
Police responded to a report about a group of people involved in a fight near the school. No one was arrested or hospitalized, police said.
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Elementary students asked how they could do their part to stop climate change. A year later, their science teacher had an answer: micro-forests.
The private school offers a track for bilingual Spanish-English speakers, as well as one for English speakers to learn Spanish.
A teenager, a retired teacher, a Berkeley parent, and a School Board member banded together to make BUSD one of the first school districts in the country to commit to climate education.
The principal told parents that the students were “physically safe” but “emotionally shaken” by what had happened.