District achievement gap results not available till fall

Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Bill Huyett and Assistant Superintendent Neil Smith presented a progress report at the district’s school board meeting Wednesday night on the district’s plan to close the achievement gap between students, which proposed new actions and priorities for the district to implement later this year. The
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Search continues for local school district superintendent

The Berkeley Unified School District’s Board of Education announced May 31 that it would be broadening its search for the new district superintendent despite its original plans to have selected a candidate by the beginning of June. The board decided to extend the search because they were not satisfied with
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Cuts to local school district possible if tax hike rejected

The Berkeley Unified School District could see cuts totaling more than $3.2 million if Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax hike is not approved, based on the proposed state budget for 2012-13. At its meeting Wednesday, the district’s Board of Education discussed several scenarios for how the district — which has a
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