The Berkeley school board is set in five weeks to make a preliminary call on whether to overhaul how students are assigned a middle school — though further delay is possible.
A man who taught in the after-school program at two Berkeley schools was arrested after a child pornography investigation, officials said.
The school board will consider the data next November when voting on whether to leave in place the current two-zone enrollment policy or replace it with a new policy.
Police responded to a report about a group of people involved in a fight near the school. No one was arrested or hospitalized, police said.
Elementary students asked how they could do their part to stop climate change. A year later, their science teacher had an answer: micro-forests.
Community members are invited to voice their opinions in a series of town halls. Students won’t see changes until 2023.
A week and a half after the start of classes, the district is bracing for an uptick in COVID-19 case counts. About 16% of staff aren’t fully vaccinated. And remote learning enrollment, still very low, ticks upward.
With pressure mounting for schools to address learning loss, BUSD takes care to prioritize socio-emotional enrichment.
During the fall semester, middle and high school student grades improved overall, but there were also more Ds and Fs.
Health professionals and Berkeley Unified counselors are bracing for a new wave of students needing mental health care when full-time, in-person school returns in the fall.
A King Middle School teacher thought an erroneous social-distancing sign was a teachable moment. She was right.
As Berkeley Unified looks into desegregating its middle schools, one campus is poised to be at the center of the debate. The legacy of the district and the future of Longfellow hinge on the outcome.