Here’s who you should vote for in the Berkeley Unified School District election

CITY AFFAIRS: In the upcoming November election, Berkeley voters will elect new directors to the Berkeley School Board. Here's our take.

The Berkeley Unified School District board provides much-needed oversight of the city’s public school system. This election season, Berkeley voters have the opportunity to elect three diverse and insightful voices to the board. Of all the candidates running for the board, Sinai, Brown and Alper are undoubtedly the most qualified. Here’s why.
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Berkeley Unified School District candidates note prior accomplishments as November election approaches

Incumbents Judith Appel and Beatriz Leyva-Cutler are running against challenger Abdur Sikder this fall in bids for their re-election to Berkeley Unified School District board. Appel and Leyva-Cutler have both been lauded for their commitment to public education in Berkeley, as well as their dedication to students’ success and help ushering in unprecedented intervention programs. Though unavailable for comment, Sikder similarly seeks to ensure that the Berkeley school district is a place where all students receive a high-quality education, regardless of background.
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