At the first day of school in Berkeley on Monday, the specter of the pandemic lingered, but it did not dominate a first day back that, finally, felt pretty normal.
Rubén Aurelio is the second high-level administrator to take a superintendent job at another district next year.
Enikia Ford Morthel has been selected to succeed Brent Stephens, pending official approval May 18.
This is the second lawsuit since 2019 to describe a culture of sexual harassment and unequal treatment in Berkeley High’s custodial department.
Families with medically vulnerable students or relatives are fighting to save the Virtual Academy program, launched last fall.
The day after his contract expires at Berkeley Unified, Stephens will take over as Lafayette’s superintendent.
Stephens, who led the district through the pandemic, is leaving at the end of his three-year contract.
Parents worry that distance learners are more likely to be stuck with a substitute than students on-campus, especially a substitute without experience teaching online.
Sup. Brent Stephens elaborated on labor negotiations and his vision for the upcoming school year.
There have seven cases in elementary schools but BUSD says none were reported to be transmitted on campus.
Stephens was the longtime chief academic officer for San Francisco Unified, leading a $70 million division and overseeing curriculum and instruction there.
The Bonar Street headquarters of the Berkeley Unified School District. Photo: Kaia Diringer The Berkeley Unified School District has continued its stepped-up efforts to cut down on enrollment fraud during its second year of widespread home visits and address verifications prompted by a new policy adopted by the School Board last year. Wednesday night, the board got […]