Community members are invited to voice their opinions in a series of town halls. Students won’t see changes until 2023.
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A first day ‘like no other’: Berkeley classrooms are again full of students
After 18 months, all Berkeley schools opened for full, in-person school today. Here’s what it looked like.
Finally, a chance to learn in person at Berkeley Unified’s summer school
With pressure mounting for schools to address learning loss, BUSD takes care to prioritize socio-emotional enrichment.
‘Every waking minute’: The Berkeley educators who went above and beyond this year
Five Berkeley educators nominated by parents and principals for their perseverance and commitment to kids during the pandemic.
Attendance is up in Berkeley schools. Does it mean more learning?
Though attendance is up and there are fewer chronically absent students, some students have missed nearly a year of school.
More As, more Fs for Berkeley students
During the fall semester, middle and high school student grades improved overall, but there were also more Ds and Fs.
Berkeley 12- to 15-year-olds line up eagerly for vaccines
Over 150 families showed up at Civic Center Park Thursday. By 3:30 p.m., the clinic had distributed 114 doses and had nearly run out of vaccines for the day.
Added period at Longfellow Middle School aims to address inequity
Smaller classes and more electives are also in store, but the community remains divided on how best to address persistent disparities.
Distance learning equity, student safety are critical issues for Berkeley School Board candidates
In a race with no incumbents, six candidates are running to fill two seats during an academic year upended by COVID-19.
BUSD will rename Jefferson and Washington elementary schools in broader ‘Black Lives Matter’ push
Board member Ka’Dijah Brown emphasized that renaming of the schools is only a small step in the district’s work to address systemic racism.
School notebook: Gigantic budget cuts, principal turnover, mural gets a mask
Berkeley school news — in brief.
Longfellow Middle School principal resigns
Stacey Wyatt’s resignation after two years comes at a pivotal moment for the school.