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.
A former student had sued the Berkeley school district for negligence after she said she was assaulted in a classroom three years ago.
It’s part staff parking garage and part replacement for a South Berkeley operations building that closed in December after the district determined it was structurally and environmentally unsafe.
A private legal memo — inadvertently posted on a school board meeting agenda — advised the board on the legal risks of keeping its at-large election system.
One week into the rule change, Berkeley kids have mostly opted to keep masks on indoors.
The day after his contract expires at Berkeley Unified, Stephens will take over as Lafayette’s superintendent.
She won a James Madison Freedom of Information Award for her deep dive into sexual misconduct allegations against a Berkeley High teacher.
Holland also worked as a substitute teacher at Berkeley public schools and was renowned for her vivacious spirit and sense of humor.
Matthew Bissell is no longer allowed to teach in California public schools after a commission permanently revoked his teaching credential.
History teachers have been fielding questions about Russia’s nuclear capabilities, Putin’s motivations and whether the draft would return if the U.S. joins the war.