We visited a Berkeley Unified transitional kindergarten classroom to learn more about a growing program for the city’s 4-year-olds.
Twenty-eight percent of Black students are in special ed, compared to 7% of white students. Berkeleyside digs into BUSD’s plan to address the disparity.
Elementary students asked how they could do their part to stop climate change. A year later, their science teacher had an answer: micro-forests.
The event was intended for families in harder-to-reach communities, but elementary parents from across Berkeley shared the event’s registration link.
Mitchell, 17, was killed in an Oakland shooting last month. He is remembered as a budding scientist, loyal friend and source of positivity.
On April 12, students in grades 3-5 went back five days per week and middle schoolers began hybrid learning.
Parents worry that distance learners are more likely to be stuck with a substitute than students on-campus, especially a substitute without experience teaching online.
Berkeley Unified is famous for its lunch program, but kids are coming home from school with barely eaten sandwiches and tales of scarfing down food, sometimes in as little as five to 10 minutes.
A day after 50 kids mysteriously fell ill at Malcolm X Elementary, authorities are still scratching their heads, trying to determine the cause of the sickness.
Students at Malcolm X Elementary School reported feeling dizzy and nauseous after a choral performance Thursday from what the school believes could be an environmental issue in the auditorium.
Teachers held “walk-ins” in support of Oakland teachers at schools across Berkeley early Tuesday morning.
Hear an audio dispatch from teacher protests. With educators in Los Angeles preparing to go on strike, Berkeley teachers rallied, chanted and wore their brightest red clothing to support them Friday.