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.
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.