Led by seventh-grader Jayce Cooper, students at Longfellow Middle School chanted pro-choice slogans in a small demonstration on Thursday.
Rubén Aurelio is the second high-level administrator to take a superintendent job at another district next year.
The Berkeley school board is set in five weeks to make a preliminary call on whether to overhaul how students are assigned a middle school — though further delay is possible.
Enikia Ford Morthel has been selected to succeed Brent Stephens, pending official approval May 18.
BUSD saw a 14% turnover rate last year despite a $3,000 to $6,500 pay increase from Measure E. Next year, half of the district’s physics teachers will be new.
This is the second lawsuit since 2019 to describe a culture of sexual harassment and unequal treatment in Berkeley High’s custodial department.
Police located the person and said the individual is not a continued threat to the campus.
Parents shared thoughts on vaccination and testing as the school board decided whether to lobby the state legislature over two bills.
In the June primary, voters will choose between L.K. Monroe and Alysse Castro for county superintendent. Here’s a guide to understanding how the office works.
Families with medically vulnerable students or relatives are fighting to save the Virtual Academy program, launched last fall.
Led by Tanisha Walton and UC Berkeley student Skylynn Hayes, Black Girls United is in its first year. The duo hope to expand to more schools.
Berkeleyside analyzed district data to break down how state and federal COVID-19 relief money was spent.