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Informational Fair for Kindergarten & New Families – This Saturday, Dec. 3

Do you have a child ready* for Kindergarten next fall? Will you be enrolling your elementary age child for the first time in the Berkeley Unified School District for the […] Continue Reading »

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2016-17: The Year of The Reader

2016-17 is The Year of The Reader in the Berkeley Unified School District.
We’ve started a webpage about it and will continue to expand the information available about this special year […] Continue Reading »

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BUSD Moves to Protect Undocumented Students

BUSD is engaged on several levels in addressing community concerns about the welfare of immigrant students and families in the wake of the Presidential election.

 
Several schools have provided opportunities for […] Continue Reading »

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The Power of Audiobooks Discussed in KQED’s Mindshift

Berkeley’s public school libraries provide students access to a large selection of audiobooks that augment the extensive book collection on the shelves. In this piece produced by KQED, BUSD’s teacher […] Continue Reading »

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School Board Meeting Stream November 16 , 2016

School Board Meeting – November 16, 2016

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School Leadership: Building the Future of our Schools Together — January, 2017

Please join families, educators, staff, and district leaders for an evening of workshops and discussion on school leadership and how we can build a future for our schools together. This event is part […] Continue Reading »

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Veteran’s Day: Friday, November 11 – No School

In honor of Veteran’s Day, all schools and district offices will be closed on Friday, November 11.
 

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Community Message on the 2016 Election/Mensaje para la Comunidad

Dear Berkeley Community,
First of all, we want to express our gratitude for the overwhelming support of Measure E1, the special tax that funds the Berkeley Schools Excellence Program, which passed […] Continue Reading »

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED ADOPTION OF A DEVELOPER FEE STUDY AND THE LEVYING OF THE STATUTORY SCHOOL FEE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Berkeley School District will hold a hearing and consider input from the public on the proposed adoption of a […] Continue Reading »

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What Happens on “Staff Development Day”?

After-school coordinators discussed equity at Jefferson Elementary School. Photos: Charles Burress
Ever wonder what the teachers and other District staff do on Staff Development Days?
For school families, it means students don’t go to […] Continue Reading »

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Noted Writer/Artist Grace Lin Brings Chinese Fairy Tale to Life at Rosa Parks Elementary

Dragons and other mythic Chinese creatures captivated young imaginations at Rosa Parks Elementary School on October 5th when award-winning author/illustrator Grace Lin provided an illustrated journey through the fabulous tale […] Continue Reading »

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