Elementary students asked how they could do their part to stop climate change. A year later, their science teacher had an answer: micro-forests.
Cragmont Elementary School
She fought on behalf of her blind son. Now BUSD will make online learning tools more accessible
The National Federation of the Blind hopes a settlement the mother reached with BUSD will become a blueprint for other school districts.
Berkeley science teacher wins Time magazine innovative teaching award
Neelam Patil is one of 10 teachers chosen by Time for her work using “pocket forests” to help students see they can make a difference in climate change.
Kids rally to keep beloved 5th grade teacher at Cragmont
Kemal Stewart, the school’s only Black male teacher, is being moved from the school due to falling enrollment.
Mask on or mask off? How Berkeley kids are navigating California’s new rules
One week into the rule change, Berkeley kids have mostly opted to keep masks on indoors.
A ‘mad rush’ to get Berkeley kids to school after most district bus drivers are exposed to COVID
Bus service isn’t expected to resume until Friday, leaving parents scrambling to make carpool plans.
Berkeley parents ask for safer streets after fatal crash near Cragmont school
As of this week, police say they still don’t know what caused the May 11 collision, which killed two people.
School notebook: Gigantic budget cuts, principal turnover, mural gets a mask
Berkeley school news — in brief.
State says Berkeley Unified mishandled sexual harassment case
The California Department of Education said BUSD underplayed the extent to which a student was being harassed, misclassifying the taunts she received as bullying rather than sexual harassment.
Berkeley school bus carrying 4 kids involved in collision; no injuries reported
The bus collided with a car at Bancroft Way and Sacramento Street on Friday morning.
Berkeley teachers, school, honored for science teaching
Several Berkeley elementary school teachers, as well as an entire Berkeley elementary school, were last wek honored for their excellent science teaching.
Father of girl struck by car calls for better traffic control
The UC Berkeley cheerleading squad paid a visit this week to 9-year-old Lillia Bartlow both of whose legs were broken in a March 8 crash. Lillia is flanked by her father Darryl and mother Kadijah. Photo: courtesy family The UC Berkeley cheerleading squad paid a visit this week to 9-year-old Lillia Bartlow both of whose legs were […]