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BUSD responds to Berkeley High harassment costs story

The Berkeley School district says there were inaccuracies in an article by Anika Anand and Emily Hartley of California Watch which set out to uncover the cost to BUSD of a sexual harassment case at Berkeley High. The California Watch article, which Berkeleyside published in full on July 25, said that over a period of about one year Berkeley officials had balked […]

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Thousands of schools at risk during earthquake

Berkeley Unified School District Headquarters A team of California Watch reporters and researchers spent the last 19 months investigating how the state enforces the Field Act, a strict seismic safety law that is supposed to protect school children at public schools. California Watch is partnering with dozens of California newspapers, television stations, radio outlets, and […]