Berkeley school board discusses phased reopening amid COVID-19 pandemic

Photo of Rosa Parks Elementary School
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Phase 1 of reopening will begin Nov. 9 with nine cohorts of eight students and one to two staff members. This program will expand with Phase 1B, beginning Nov. 30, which will increase cohorts to 12 to 14 students each. Cohorts will be located at Rosa Parks, Malcolm X and Jefferson elementary schools.

Wednesday’s Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board meeting focused on the phased reopening of Berkeley elementary schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Berkeley school district teachers call for increased pay

District finances and programs like the Green Dot and the African-American Success Project were discussed at Wednesday’s Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board meeting, where a crowd of district teachers spoke during public comment, including several who called for payment increases.
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