Berkeley school district board discusses staff vaccine mandate, pandemic policy

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At its Wednesday meeting, the Berkeley Unified School District's Board of Education discussed a proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate and heard information on the district's fiscal health.

Members of the Berkeley Unified School District Board of Education discussed the potential alleviation of health measures and a proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate for staff at their regular meeting Wednesday. 
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UC Berkeley must provide free menstrual products in all campus restrooms

CAMPUS ISSUES: Menstrual products are a basic necessity. Campus officials must prioritize their accessibility to students.

Last week, the Berkeley Unified School District board unanimously approved a policy that would require all girls’ and gender-neutral bathrooms to have free menstrual products — a mark of progress on the district’s part. But what’s alarming is that the world’s “No. 1 public university” has yet to follow suit in providing this basic necessity to community members.
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