The change gives youth ages 16 to 25 a voice in local legislative process on environmental and climate issues.
City and district officials are exploring other options to secure parking for Berkeley High teachers rather than move forward with a $27 million, voter-approved garage on Milvia Street.
The district says its literacy plan is on track. Lawyers say BUSD hasn’t complied with the agreement, but are hopeful new leadership will do better.
The new A Building is now open for classes such as Jazz Band and video production. The revamped Berkeley Community Theater will open later this year.
A Berkeley High student group’s harm-reduction campaign prioritizes placing FentCheck strips in school and increasing access to education.
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?
After a months-long listening tour, Superintendent Enikia Ford Morthel said the district has “initiative fatigue” and needs data-backed audits of curriculum, starting with literacy.
An interactive graphic created by CalMatters allows you to see how test scores changed at every Berkeley school through the pandemic — broken down by race, grade and other factors.
High schoolers saw the biggest drop in scores. Achievement gaps, still a major crisis, didn’t dramatically worsen as many expected.
Ka’Dijah Brown, Mike Chang and Jennifer Shanoski were endorsed by the Berkeley Federation of Teachers.
BUSD district leaders discussed details of their plan to desegregate Berkeley’s middle schools Wednesday night while reckoning with pushback from parents who don’t want their kids to attend Longfellow.
Berkeley High stopped hiring subs to cover teachers’ classes while they write letters. As teachers negotiate, students applying to college are caught in the middle.