Climate literacy initiative strives to ignite youth engagement
On November 3, 2021, the climate literacy resolution was passed unanimously by the Berkeley Unified School District School Board. According to the final draft of the resolution, BUSD was committed to graduating “students well-versed in climate change science, issues, and solutions.” The climate literacy resolution is an initiative to ensure all BUSD students are educated
Traditional school drawbacks highlighted in transfers to BIS
“Of all the bad things that COVID shed the light on in our education system, the one good thing there are kids out there that can thrive in an alternative learning environment,” said Tamara Mays, mother of students in Berkeley Independent Studies.
School board: SLP assessments and parking lot construction
On Wednesday, September 7, The Berkeley Unified School District School Board convened, discussing compensation for teachers writing recommendation letters, speech language pathologist assessment limits, the 2021-22 Unaudited Actuals, and the Milvia Street Project. During the public comment section of the meeting, several teachers spoke about the need to either financially compensate teachers for