Sabine Rosen

Position

Writer

Past BHS teachers run Classroom Matters

Features

Former Berkeley teachers Lisa Miller and Tatiana Guerreiro Ramos together run Classroom Matters, a tutoring and mentoring program for K-12 graders in the Bay Area.

The history of BHS’s current Small Learning Communities

Features

In 1985, the California Partnership Academies was started by the state, in part to support kids struggling in school. The academies were programs inside schools that students could participate in, and were focused on specific topics.  When the Berkeley High School vice principal at the time went to visit one of the CPA programs

BUSD School Board

School board candidates call for change in Berkeley schools

Features

Norma Harrison is arguing for non-traditional school structures. Specifically, she is against separating kids by age or subject matter. She feels the current Berkeley Unified School District system is too focused on helping corporations.