Berkeley school district Superintendent Brent Stephens updates reopening plans, state funding

Photo of BUSD State of the District
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At his annual State of the District meeting, Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Brent Stephens addressed the school district's plans for equity and inclusion. He noted that for schools to better recognize the Black Lives Matter movement, they are acknowledging the historic contributions of Black individuals by renaming Jefferson Elementary School to Ruth Acty Elementary in commemoration of the school district's first Black teacher.

Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, Superintendent Brent Stephens hosted the annual Superintendent’s State of the District meeting Wednesday, touching on school district accomplishments, school reopening plans and state funding for the 2021-22 school year.
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