Local educator about to close book on long, lauded career

Bill Huyett may not have started out in education, but it is very much where he has ended up. A 38-year career in public education, capped with a four-year tenure in the Berkeley Unified School District, will come to an end this spring when Huyett steps down from his position
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Annotated agenda for Jan. 25 school board meeting

The Berkeley Unified School District Board of Education will hold its meeting Wednesday at 7:30 p.m at 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Read an annotated agenda below, and a packet with more detailed information here: Soumya Karlamangla is the city news editor.

District awaits results as 2020 Vision plan enters early stages

Although nearly all of the Berkeley Unified School District’s plans to close the district’s racial achievement gap by 2020 are under way, measuring the progress so far remains difficult, since the programs are still in their early stages. The plan, called 2020 Vision, is composed of 87 action steps that
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School district whooping cough vaccination up to 92 percent compliance

As many as 387 students in the Berkeley Unified School District may be unable to attend school starting Thursday as the 30-day grace period for seventh- through 12th-grade students to get their whooping cough vaccination comes to a close. Schools in the district continue to urge students to arm themselves against
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Berkeley school board discusses safety report

After six separate gun incidents at Berkeley high schools since Jan. 10, the Berkeley Unified School District’s Ad Hoc Safety Committee has been instructed by the district’s Board of Education to create an action plan for the committee’s gun prevention recommendations on Berkeley high school campuses. At Wednesday night’s school
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