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BERKELEY'S NEWS • NOVEMBER 26, 2022

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BUSD discusses affordable housing for employees, concerns over middle school assignment

The Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board met Wednesday to discuss their ongoing workforce housing project and new middle school assignment model.

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Performance gaps in statewide Smarter Balanced Assessments in math and English language arts are the fourth and fifth highest in the state, a Daily Californian analysis found.
Performance gaps in statewide Smarter Balanced Assessments in math and English language arts are the fourth and fifth highest in the state, a Daily Californian analysis found.
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Expectations that Berkeley High School teachers write large numbers of letters of recommendation for students has given them an increasingly overwhelming workload.
Expectations that Berkeley High School teachers write large numbers of letters of recommendation for students has given them an increasingly overwhelming workload.
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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a statement Monday calling the literacy and math results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress “unacceptable,” noting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students. 
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a statement Monday calling the literacy and math results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress “unacceptable,” noting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students. 
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The Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board met Wednesday to discuss their ongoing workforce housing project and new middle school assignment model.
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The Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board met Wednesday to discuss their ongoing workforce housing project and new middle school assignment model.
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Performance gaps in statewide Smarter Balanced Assessments in math and English language arts are the fourth and fifth highest in the state, a Daily Californian analysis found.
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Performance gaps in statewide Smarter Balanced Assessments in math and English language arts are the fourth and fifth highest in the state, a Daily Californian analysis found.
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Expectations that Berkeley High School teachers write large numbers of letters of recommendation for students has given them an increasingly overwhelming workload.
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Expectations that Berkeley High School teachers write large numbers of letters of recommendation for students has given them an increasingly overwhelming workload.
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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a statement Monday calling the literacy and math results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress “unacceptable,” noting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students. 
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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a statement Monday calling the literacy and math results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress “unacceptable,” noting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students. 
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A series of contract negotiations were approved by the Berkeley Federation of Teachers, or BFT,  Wednesday that will change teacher salaries and classroom sizes. 
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A series of contract negotiations were approved by the Berkeley Federation of Teachers, or BFT,  Wednesday that will change teacher salaries and classroom sizes. 
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Two former students at Sylvia Mendez Elementary School are suing BUSD for alleged childhood sexual assault, battery, harassment and negligence from 35 years ago.
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Two former students at Sylvia Mendez Elementary School are suing BUSD for alleged childhood sexual assault, battery, harassment and negligence from 35 years ago.
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The Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board held their bi-monthly meeting Wednesday to discuss Latinx Heritage Month, employee health care and mental health, among other topics. 
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The Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board held their bi-monthly meeting Wednesday to discuss Latinx Heritage Month, employee health care and mental health, among other topics. 
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The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Albany Emeryville hosted a collaborative forum on Monday for BUSD school board candidates.
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The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Albany Emeryville hosted a collaborative forum on Monday for BUSD school board candidates.
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A former student at Saint Mary’s College High School in Berkeley has filed a lawsuit against the school alleging sexual abuse between 1963 and 1965.
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A former student at Saint Mary’s College High School in Berkeley has filed a lawsuit against the school alleging sexual abuse between 1963 and 1965.
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A former Berkeley Unified School District student has filed a civil lawsuit against the district and a former teacher, alleging sexual abuse she endured at the former REALM Charter School, as first reported by Berkeleyside.
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A former Berkeley Unified School District student has filed a civil lawsuit against the district and a former teacher, alleging sexual abuse she endured at the former REALM Charter School, as first reported by Berkeleyside.
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