On Feb. 21, the School Board finalized its major set of cuts for next year’s budget, wrapping up a months-long process.
BUSD: How to get involved in Berkeley schools budget process
Members of the public can offer feedback on major budget cut recommendations at several meetings in January and February.
BUSD approves $27 million Oxford School reconstruction
The construction project, one of BUSD’s largest in years, will be funded by Measure I revenue.
BUSD alternative schools resist big cuts
Proposed staffing cuts have brought up larger questions about who the programs should be serving, and to what end.
Dean of attendance among Berkeley Unified positions on chopping block
The Berkeley High PTA interviews Allen Boltz, whose job could be part of the $1.8 million in budget cuts in 2018-19.
Evaluation finds Berkeley Unified special education program ‘replete with fiscal inefficiencies’
A consultant said BUSD’s special-education spending per student is “one of the highest I’ve seen in California,” due in part to an incoherent system.
Why haven’t Berkeley and BUSD been able to reach a deal on sharing a meeting space?
As the city attempts to reopen negotiations on sharing a meeting room, records obtained by Berkeleyside and conversations with both sides shed light on why past efforts failed.
Berkeley School Board primer: Teacher housing, budget cuts, more
Here’s what’s on the agenda at tonight’s meeting.
Berkeley teachers get ‘modest’ salary boost in tentative contract
During a period of cost-cutting, the Berkeley Federation of Teachers and the Berkeley Unified School District have reached a tentative agreement on their 2017-19 contract.
Major renovations to Oxford Elementary School on the horizon
Students will be relocated for the year of renovations. The community can hear about the modernization plans at a meeting tonight.
Berkeley School Board primer: Complaint policy revision, budget update, LCAP and more
Here’s what’s on the agenda at tonight’s Berkeley School Board meeting.
Proposal to restructure ninth grade brings out strong supporters and critics
The Berkeley School Board heard the final proposal for the creation of a ‘universal’ ninth grade at BHS. The final vote is scheduled for June.