Appel is stepping down, partly, she says, to focus on healing after a car crash in January 2019 that left her and her wife in critical condition.
Board member Ka’Dijah Brown emphasized that renaming of the schools is only a small step in the district’s work to address systemic racism.
The Berkeley School Board on Wednesday approved a general planning framework as the district gets ready for 2020-21.
Berkeley school news — in brief.
A grim new prediction of California’s education budget has sent BUSD leaders into a state of “despair.”
Even if schools reopen in the fall, public education could be completely restructured.
A town hall was dominated by Zoombomber issues, but staff also shared details about BUSD operations.
BUSD released its highly anticipated “distance learning plan” Wednesday.
Board members acknowledged, “The buck stops here.”
Campaign finance reports show 2020 races for mayor, City Council and more are heating up. Plus, there are three school measures on the March primary ballot.
Campus culture and safety issues have bubbled to the surface at Berkeley High School this week, with students publicly accusing their classmates of sexual assault and their administration of failing to prevent it.
As Berkeley Unified looks into desegregating its middle schools, one campus is poised to be at the center of the debate. The legacy of the district and the future of Longfellow hinge on the outcome.