A Berkeley High student group’s harm-reduction campaign prioritizes placing FentCheck strips in school and increasing access to education.
Berkeley Technology Academy
Can Jasmina Viteskic reform Berkeley schools’ Title IX office?
Student leaders trust her. She’s made the complaint process less painful. But can the charismatic Title IX coordinator fix how the district handles sexual assault?
Berkeley schools’ ‘pocket forests’ are taking root
Elementary students asked how they could do their part to stop climate change. A year later, their science teacher had an answer: micro-forests.
Remembering Rev. Elizabeth V. Coleman, pastor at McGee Avenue Baptist Church
The Rev. Elizabeth V. Coleman had a passion for serving children and youth and brought restorative justice to the Berkeley Technology Academy.
23-year-old man who set up email accounts for ISIS sent to prison for 15+ years
The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
School Notebook: Electric buses; B-Tech on lowest-performance list; Berkeley High accreditation
Berkeley school news — in brief.
Federal judge considers whether 23-year-old former Berkeley man was a terrorist or internet troll
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
Police: High school student stabbed, alleged assailant pepper-sprayed, during fight in Berkeley park
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park was filled with police, firefighters and people who said they witnessed the fight Thursday morning.
These students in Berkeley run their own food business out of a classroom
At Growing Leaders, Willard Middle School students learn to garden, cook and sell 600 meals each month.
BUSD alternative schools resist big cuts
Proposed staffing cuts have brought up larger questions about who the programs should be serving, and to what end.
Staff cuts likely at Berkeley Technology Academy and Independent Studies
Enrollment has plummeted at Berkeley’s continuation high school. Families and staff say the district should focus on boosting enrollment, not cutting resources at BTA.
Scholarship supports leap from Berkeley High to Berkeley City College
Berkeley Promise is a new collaboration between the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley Community Fund and Berkeley City College.