About 1,100 students will be housed in two buildings in the long-contested park.
Berkeley’s community college has managed to retain students at relatively steady levels throughout the pandemic.
Out-of-state UC students are having a bad year. The Legislature made plans to have the UC enroll fewer of them to make way for more in-state students. Meanwhile, tuition is going up $8,000 for future out-of-state students.
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.
Police said Liam Burgmann also amassed more than 100 child pornography videos of youth between 3 and 12 years old.
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.