Social Distancing Restrictions Lead to New PSAT Approach
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 After months of continued cancellations, BHS juniors are able to take the PSAT in person on January 26.
Superintendent Presents COVID-19 Update at January 6 Board Meeting
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 The board continued discussions about testing, planning periods, and next steps in the process of reopening BUSD schools.
Jefferson Elementary Renamed After Ruth Acty, First Black Teacher in BUSD
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Acty taught in BUSD for 48 years and fought for a more inclusive history curriculum and staff diversity.
Babitt and Vasudeo Sworn in as New BUSD School Board Directors
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 At the December 16 meeting the board also discussed potential plans for reopening schools. During public comment BUSD teachers shared their thoughts.
More Than 300 Golden Gate Fields Workers Test Positive for COVID-19
Friday, December 18, 2020 A virus outbreak that infected hundreds of workers and residents led to the track’s temporary closure.
Hundreds of Students Attend Distance Learning Town Hall
Thursday, December 17, 2020 At the meeting, Superintendent Stephens and student Representative Miles Miller discussed possibilities for reopening schools and difficulties students have faced throughout the year.
Berkeley Community Members Rally to Reopen Schools
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Berkeley parents and students protested the ongoing BUSD school closure at MLK Civic Center Park, expressing their concerns about students' lack of sufficient education through distance learning.
UC Application Deadline Extended Due to Technical Difficulties
Monday, December 14, 2020 Seniors were able to use the extra time to their advantage, with help from staff in the CCC.
Five New Pro-Tenant Members Elected to Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
Monday, December 14, 2020 New members Leah Simon-Weisberg, Mari Mendonca, Andy Kelley, Dominique Walker, and Xavier Johnson aim to make housing a human right.