In 1990, Berkeley High became one of the first schools in the nation to require ethnic studies. With the state following suit earlier this month, BUSD plans to expand ethnic studies to all grade levels.
Community members are invited to voice their opinions in a series of town halls. Students won’t see changes until 2023.
The school district will revert to the long-standing six-period day. Future changes are still on the table.
Five Berkeley educators nominated by parents and principals for their perseverance and commitment to kids during the pandemic.
Students and teachers reflect on progress in local schools on the anniversary of George Floyd’s death.
During the fall semester, middle and high school student grades improved overall, but there were also more Ds and Fs.
Twice as many Asians and Asian Americans in Berkeley have reported physical attacks during the pandemic, according to preliminary results of a new survey.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Berkeley Public Schools Fund has given no-strings-attached payments to over 450 families.
Smaller classes and more electives are also in store, but the community remains divided on how best to address persistent disparities.
School resource officer program wins over committee but school board members still question if police are needed to keep schools safe.
The organizers of a 300-strong rally held Friday in Oakland, three Berkeley High eleventh graders, think schools can do more to educate young people about Asian Americans.
Berkeley Unified has reduced special education services during distance learning. Some parents say this violates federal law.