‘The system has imploded’: A look at redlining, academic achievement gaps

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Lisi Ludwig/Senior Staff
Low-income students in and around Berkeley face major achievement gaps when compared to their higher-income counterparts, according to equity data produced by GreatSchools, a nonprofit that shares academic and demographic data on private and public schools.

85 years after the HOLC published a map of redlining in the Bay, the effects of structural racism and Jim Crow are still widely felt in public schools.
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Police accountability is needed for the people of Berkeley

Our Campaign for Police Accountability citizens group drafted an amendment at about the same time, to replace the appointed PRC with an elected Police Accountability Board. This board would have full authority over the Berkeley Police Department: discipline, training, weapons, procedures and policies.
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