Enrollment is down at the University of California and the Cal State, which has frustrated lawmakers who gave both systems more money to increase their number of students.
Gov. Newsom signs law that undoes UC Berkeley’s enrollment freeze; Cal to admit 19,500 in coming days
Lawmakers approved, and the governor signed, legislation to allow UC Berkeley to admit all the new students it planned to this fall, undoing a judge’s enrollment cap.
UC Berkeley won’t have to freeze enrollment under a new state law
Legislators introduced a bill, which may become law as soon as next week, to invalidate a judge’s ruling capping enrollment at 2020-21 levels.
Record number of students apply to UC Berkeley
More than 128,100 students applied for acceptance to the fall 2022 freshman class, a 13% increase over last year’s record-breaking number.
As UC makes room for more Californians, can it afford to lose out-of-state students?
Out-of-state UC students are having a bad year. The Legislature made plans to have the UC enroll fewer of them to make way for more in-state students. Meanwhile, tuition is going up $8,000 for future out-of-state students.
Judge freezes UC Berkeley’s student enrollment at 2020-21 levels
An Alameda County judge ruled that campus must study the impacts of its growth before it expands any further.
Address verification work continues for Berkeley Unified
The Bonar Street headquarters of the Berkeley Unified School District. Photo: Kaia Diringer The Berkeley Unified School District has continued its stepped-up efforts to cut down on enrollment fraud during its second year of widespread home visits and address verifications prompted by a new policy adopted by the School Board last year. Wednesday night, the board got […]
Berkeley School Board to get student residency update
There are about 300 students at Berkeley High who live outside the city but have received permits to attend BHS. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD After approving a new admissions and enrollment policy in June aimed to curtail the illegal enrollment of out-of-district students, the Berkeley School Board is set to receive a report at tonight’s meeting that […]
BUSD poised to adopt tougher school enrollment policy
BUSD rejected 11% of applicants from private middle schools to Berkeley High School for 2015-16 after stricter enforcement requirements were implemented. Now the board is considering an even tougher policy. Photo: Melati Citrawireja Berkeley school board officials are considering tougher enrollment requirements to curb illegal enrollment in the district, following the initial success of new […]
School board votes on short-term overcrowding solutions
Students and faculty from Berkeley Adult School stand and hold signs in solidarity against relocation of the school at Wednesday’s board meeting. Photo: Seung Y. Lee Students and faculty from Berkeley Adult School stand and hold signs in solidarity against relocation of the school at Wednesday’s board meeting. Photo: Seung Y. Lee The Berkeley School Board voted […]
Berkeley School Board primer: Decision time for board on overcrowding
Turning the Berkeley Adult School into a new grade school is being considered as a long-term solution to overcrowding. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Turning the Berkeley Adult School into a new grade school is being considered as a long-term solution to overcrowding. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley schools Board of Education meets tonight, Jan. 14, for a closed session at 6 […]
Berkeley School Board primer: Discussion of overcrowding solutions continues
The Berkeley School Board, at an August 2014 meeting. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD The Berkeley School Board, at an August 2014 meeting. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD The Berkeley schools Board of Education meets tonight (Wednesday, Dec. 10) for a closed session at 6 p.m., followed by its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. See the Dec. 10 agenda packet. Ty Alper, elected in November, […]