The Berkeley Public Schools Fund is currently seeking classroom volunteers to tutor students and assist teachers.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Berkeley Public Schools Fund has given no-strings-attached payments to over 450 families.
Berkeley schools are back in session, and technology can be both a solution and an obstacle when it comes to distance learning during a pandemic.
The Ed Hub is running low on Chromebooks and WiFi hotspots, but BUSD hopes to have more hotspots by next Wednesday if it can reopen.
For many families, access to a computer or an internet connection is what will allow their kids to learn this spring.
A town hall was dominated by Zoombomber issues, but staff also shared details about BUSD operations.
Some classes have started using a pricey product that locks students’ cellphones away in a pouch that stays by the teenagers’ sides.
The Berkeley Public Schools Fund luncheon on Friday is the biggest fundraiser BUSD schools; it’s also traditionally a big celebratory and heartwarming Berkeley community gathering.
Be A Scientist is the theme of the annual Public Schools Fund luncheon on Friday.
On Sunday, Anna Bretan of Berkeley took first place in the women’s race of the 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon for the third consecutive year. Bretan, whose time was 1:18:34, has also finished first in the San Francisco Marathon for the past three consecutive years. There was also a Berkeley connection for Oakland resident Sam Robinson, who placed first in the men’s race, […]
For the first time, the Berkeley Public Schools Fund has reached $1 million in annual fundraising, according to the organization. The 32-year-old organization has collected over $13 million to date for the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD), providing classroom grants for approximately 300 teachers in the district each year that benefit over 10,000 students. Last school year, the Schools […]
Crowd-funding has made its way to the Berkeley public schools, thanks to a group of students at Cal. Berkeley teachers can now use the Friends & Family Grants website through the Berkeley Public Schools Fund to raise money for everything from books to robotics kits. Take John Fike for example. The Berkeley Technology Academy teacher […]