Berkeley High Senior Chosen to Represent California in US Senate Youth Program

Congratulations to Berkeley High senior Cole McCann-Phillips, who’s been selected as one of two delegates statewide to represent California in the 2018 U.S. Senate Youth Program.
The selection was announced Dec. […] Continue Reading »

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Just Released – the “California School Dashboard” with Detailed Performance Data for All Public Schools and Districts in the State, Including Berkeley Unified

Today, December 7th, the California Department of Education (CDE) officially launched the California School Dashboard, an improved new reporting system for California public schools.
The Dashboard employs an easy-to-understand report […] Continue Reading »

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Resiliency Fair at Berkeley Adult School on Sat., Dec. 2

A Resiliency Fair will be held at the Berkeley Adult School, 1701 San Pablo Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 2, featuring booths and presentations about […] Continue Reading »

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School Board Votes to Change Name of LeConte Elementary School

The Berkeley School Board voted unanimously last night, Nov. 15, to change the name of LeConte Elementary School. The 125-year-old school was originally named for Joseph Le Conte, the first […] Continue Reading »

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BUSD Joins Lawsuit Seeking to Preserve DACA

The Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) has joined with seven other California school districts and multiple other education agencies and institutions in a pending federal lawsuit seeking to block the […] Continue Reading »

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Alameda County Supervisor to Sponsor Public Meeting on “Child Care and Early Education Crisis”

A public Listening Session on “Child Care and Early Education Crisis” will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Malcolm X Elementary School (1731 Prince St.).
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson […] Continue Reading »

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Le Conte Elementary School Name Review

In May 2017, the Le Conte Elementary School community submitted a petition to the Superintendent to initiate a name review process. Since then the Superintendent made a recommendation to find […] Continue Reading »

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Statement from Superintendent and Board President Regarding Compliance with Public Records Act Requests

Recently, Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) received a request under the California Public Records Act (CPRA) from Judicial Watch for specific documents, including certain email communications between our employees. Judicial […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley Public Schools Open the Week Beginning Mon., Oct. 16

BUSD Superintendent Donald Evans sent the following message to District families today, Sunday, Oct. 15:
Dear Families,
Berkeley Public Schools will be open the week of Monday, October 16.
Student activities will return […] Continue Reading »

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Latest Air Quality Update from Superintendent – Friday, Oct. 13

Update Friday Evening, October 13
Dear Families,
I want you to know that I just sent a message to all principals, teachers and staff to thank them all for their hard work […] Continue Reading »

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