The two candidates will take over for Judy Appel and Beatriz Leyva-Cutler, who are both retiring from the board.
With BUSD’s phased reopening plan, middle and high schools are not likely to reopen before elementary campuses.
In a race with no incumbents, six candidates are running to fill two seats during an academic year upended by COVID-19.
BUSD will pair in-person classes with distance learning for K-12 students beginning in August — if, and only if, county and local shelter-in-place guidelines move to the next phase of reopening.
The university will offer optional in-person classes for smaller discussion sections for large lectures and other activities.
The University of California at Berkeley has decided to suspend most in-person classes starting Tuesday to limit coronavirus (COVID-19) risk on campus, Berkeleyside has learned.
On Friday, the Berkeley Unified School District publicly denied a recent claim by a student that a Berkeley High staff member failed to tell police about her sexual assault report.
Campus culture and safety issues have bubbled to the surface at Berkeley High School this week, with students publicly accusing their classmates of sexual assault and their administration of failing to prevent it.
A female student at Berkeley High School has sued the Berkeley Unified School District over how administrators handled her attempted rape on campus last year, new records show.
Authorities announced the arrest Thursday of a San Pablo man they say shot an innocent bystander in a crowd after a dispute near Telegraph earlier this month.
Police are investigating a shooting near UC Berkeley early Sunday morning that sent one person to the hospital, authorities report. There have been at least 26 confirmed gunfire incidents in Berkeley in 2019.
Officers investigated the sound of gunfire Monday night near the UC Berkeley campus, authorities report.