Protecting Transgender Students – Statement from Board President and Superintendent

Earlier this week, the President issued an order rescinding federal protections for transgender students in our nation’s public schools. Our community should know that this order will have no impact […] Continue Reading »

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Feb. 15, 2017 Statement from the Board President and Superintendent

We have received many messages and phone calls about a BUSD teacher who has been in the news for expressing her views about the violent protests at U.C. Berkeley on […] Continue Reading »

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School & District Committee Orientation:
Tuesday, October 18

School & District Committee Orientation: Tuesday, October 18
The annual orientation for members of school and district committees will take place on Tuesday, October 18th at Longfellow Middle School (optional dinner at 5:30, followed […] Continue Reading »

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Opportunity to Object to Release of Student Data by State

Please read this message carefully, as you may want to take action regarding your student’s education records. The action you may take is to file an objection to the release […] Continue Reading »

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School Board Launches Superintendent Search

The School Board has begun the search for Berkeley’s next Superintendent of Schools.
Visit our dedicated Superintendent Search webpage to learn more about the recruitment and hiring process and how you […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley Unified Administrative Offices 2020 Bonar St. New Location

District administrative offices moved to their new home in the renovated West Campus building at 2020 Bonar Street at the corner of University Avenue (see map below).   While the physical […] Continue Reading »

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Personnel Commissioner Sought

Berkeley Unified School District’s Personnel Commission is recruiting one new commissioner for its three-person team. Berkeley Council of Classified Employees, AFT Local 6192, (BCCE), will choose this new member. To […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley Unified School District Shows Gains on the API and AYP

BUSD had an overall growth of 5 points on the Academic Performance Index (API). BUSD saw overall API increases of 31 points for English Learners, and 11 points for […] Continue Reading »

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Messages from the School Board

Dear Parents, Teachers, Administrators, and Staff of BUSD,
Welcome/Bienvenidos to the 2011-12 school year! We are looking forward to the year ahead and continuing efforts to base our decisions upon open, […] Continue Reading »

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Longfellow & Willard Middle School Jazz at Yoshi’s

Longfellow and Willard Middle School Jazz Bands thrilled the audience at Yoshi’s Oakland on May 2nd. The benefit performances raised $1200 for Berkeley Unified Schools’ Middle School Music program.

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