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.
Emerson students wrote letters to BUSD maintenance chief Lew Jones asking for help. This drawing, by Oliver, shows a leaking pipe. By Camille Baptista Citing a failure to address significant plumbing problems at Emerson Elementary that date back years, community members pleaded with the Berkeley Unified School Board last Wednesday to ask the district to change […]
The Bonar Street headquarters of the Berkeley Unified School District. Photo: Kaia Diringer “Prudent budgeting” has allowed Berkeley’s school district finances to weather obstacles such as rising employee health care costs and insufficient revenue from the state, officials said earlier this week. “We have heard about the pain in other school districts from furlough days, significant […]
The Berkeley Unified School District has started a new search for a Superintendent after a failed attempt in 2012. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley Unified School District has started a new search for a Superintendent after a failed attempt in 2012. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley Unified School District board has launched a new search for a superintendent, following […]
Javetta Cleveland and Neil Smith, newly named joint interim superintendents, at the BUSD board meeting on August 22. Photo: Tracey Taylor Berkeley Unified School District has named Javetta Cleveland and Neil Smith, both BUSD staff, as joint interim superintendents for an unspecified period of time until someone is found to fill the shoes of former […]