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Berkeley School Board primer: Decision time for board on overcrowding

Turning the Berkeley Adult School into a new grade school is being considered as a long-term solution to overcrowding. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Turning the Berkeley Adult School into a new grade school is being considered as a long-term solution to overcrowding. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley schools Board of Education meets tonight, Jan. 14, for a closed session at 6 […]

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4 new principals appointed to elementary and middle schools, search continues for new head of Berkeley High

Cragmont Elementary School in Berkeley: one of four schools to have been appointed a new principal last week. Photo: Cragmont School Four new principals have been appointed to Berkeley elementary and middle schools, and the Berkeley Unified Board has decided to conduct a second-round search for a candidate to replace Pasquale Scuderi who is leaving […]

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2 Berkeley school principals move to new district roles

Pat Saddler: moving up from post as principal of Longfellow Middle School. Photo: BUSD Berkeley Unified School District is promoting two of its school principals to new district-level director positions. Longfellow principal Pat Saddler will be the director of special projects and programs, and Jefferson principal Maggie Riddle will be the director of schools, both […]

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Berkeley school recycling gets back on track

Students at John Muir Elementary sort for composting and recycling. Photo: Green Schools Initiative Berkeley schools are making a renewed commitment to recycling and composting after efforts slacked off over the past five years. This year, a local non-profit, Green Schools Initiative, has worked with eight Berkeley schools, revitalizing recycling and composting programs. Green Schools […]