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Berkeley schools show gains on standard tests

The California Department of Education yesterday released its 2012 Accountability Progress Report, which show significant gains for Berkeley schools on both the state Annual Performance Index (API) and the federal Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). (Details of both district and individual school results for API and AYP can be seen on the state’s Accountability Progress Reporting site.) […]

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Chickens let loose on Berkeley High campus were stolen from Edible Schoolyard

Four chickens that were let loose on the Berkeley High campus last week were stolen from King Middle School’s Edible Schoolyard, according to Jonah Mossberg, a gardener and garden teacher at the school. They are now safely back in their coop on the school premises. Last week we reported that four chickens — a New Hampshire Red, […]