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.