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BUSD superintendent: ‘We have much more work to do’

Unruly behavior at Berkeley High on Rally Day this year has prompted the district superintendent to concentrate on finding new leadership for the school. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel In response to unruly behavior on the Berkeley High campus Oct. 24, and the current absence of top leadership at the school, Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Donald Evans has asked […]

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Berkeley High staffer injured, 15 students suspended, due to 500-strong student mob involving bullying, drinking

Rally Day at Berkeley High in 2012, the last one to happen after it was canceled due to what the district said was rampant drinking among students, among other things. This year, an unsanctioned rally day mob sent a staffer to the hospital with a head injury. Photo: BUSD/Mark Coplan A Berkeley High staffer was […]