Last March, Genevieve Mage saw a 2003 yearbook photo of her colleague Matthew Bissell inappropriately hugging a 17-year-old student. She couldn’t let it go.
Shortly before the suit was filed, a district Title IX investigation found that former chemistry teacher and football coach Matthew Bissell engaged in a years-long pattern of inappropriate behavior.
Daruma no Gakko fosters cultural pride and belonging at a time when hate crimes toward Asian American Pacific Islanders have spiked.
He had a passion for music at an earlier age when he began playing the piano when he was 5, and had an “incredible memory for lyrics.”
Critics say the budget still does not go far enough to support the district’s most vulnerable learners
Mitchell, 17, was killed in an Oakland shooting last month. He is remembered as a budding scientist, loyal friend and source of positivity.
The school district will revert to the long-standing six-period day. Future changes are still on the table.
About 80% of elementary students attended school in person. About 72% of middle and 46% of high school students enrolled in hybrid learning.
Five Berkeley educators nominated by parents and principals for their perseverance and commitment to kids during the pandemic.
This year’s seniors walked across a real stage in Jacket Stadium.
Five seniors share their experiences of a year like no other.
Critics say the raise comes at the expenses of direct services to students, while proponents say the raise is barely enough to address the high cost of living in Berkeley.