A man who taught in the after-school program at two Berkeley schools was arrested after a child pornography investigation, officials said.
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A year’s trash in a tiny jar: Berkeley’s zero-waste classroom is almost there
Jacqueline Omania’s fifth-grade students have been spreading the zero-waste gospel to everyone in their lives, from kindergarteners to parents to politicians.
‘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.
Berkeley High students make video asking Kamala Harris to speak at graduation
Desiree Solis and Suhera Nuru, both seniors at Berkeley High, made a video asking the vice president to speak at their graduation next month.
‘I think a lot of our kids can see themselves in her.’ Thousand Oaks school celebrates Vice President Kamala Harris
Harris attended the school as part of BUSD’s second integrated class in 1970.
Too soon, or not soon enough? Pace of school reopenings divides Berkeley
Some Berkeley parents want an immediate return to campuses, but others have argued that even small reopenings could be dangerous.
After deadly Florida shooting, Berkeley principals reach out to parents
Two letters from Berkeley school leaders describe steps being taken to prepare for an active shooter.
Berkeley School Board primer: Berkeley High redesign, Thousand Oaks’ bilingual program, BUSD budget and more
Here’s what’s on the agenda at tonight’s Berkeley School Board meeting.
Opinion: Open letter to BUSD — Save the Thousand Oaks bilingual program
The district appears to have taken the first step in killing the bilingual program at Thousand Oaks, with no prior outreach to the community.
Berkeley School Board primer: Campus racism, Thousand Oaks portables, help for ‘high-need’ students
BUSD held a town hall in December about how to address racism on campus. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD The Berkeley schools Board of Education meets tonight, Jan. 13. On the agenda: The superintendent will share his plan to address racism on campus, the board may vote to call off plans for portables at Thousand Oaks, and there will be […]
Oxford Principal to Thousand Oaks amid district shuffle
Jennifer Corn: the newly named Principal of Thousand Oaks Elementary School. Photo: BUSD Update, 4:02 p.m.: The Principal of LeConte Elementary School announced she is resigning shortly after this story was published. In a statement issued today, Kathryn Singh said she would be moving back to Massachusetts due to family matters. BUSD Co-Superintendent Neil Smith said in a note […]
Willard names new principal, Thousand Oaks on hunt
Debbie Dean: new Principal at Willard Debbie Dean has been named as the new Principal at Berkeley’s Willard Middle School. Dean replaces Robert Ithurburn who is leaving to take up a new post. The decision was announced at the BUSD Board meeting on Wednesday night. Dean has been Assistant Principal at Redwood Middle School in Napa […]