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Berkeley Unified School District

Dr. Edmond Heatley, former candidate for superintendent of the Berkeley Unified School District. (Clayton County Public Schools)

Berkeley Superintendent Finalist Withdraws Amid Prop. 8 Flap

The sole finalist for the Berkeley schools superintendent post has withdrawn his candidacy after rumors circulated that he opposes same-sex marriage.

09/18/2012

(CBS)

Berkeley Unified Teachers Getting 1-Percent Bonus

In a state that’s plagued with ongoing public education cuts, teachers in the Berkeley Unified School District will get a welcome one-time bonus, according to the Berkeley Board of Education announced.

08/27/2012

Singers Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone of The Lonely Island perform onstage during the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Lonely Island’ Comics Donate $250K To Berkeley Schools

The guys from Lonely Island will be donating $250,000 to the district, all part of a Super Bowl Doritos ad contest.

01/31/2012

School guns

Berkeley Considers New Safety Measures To Keep Guns Out Of Schools

Security officers at Berkeley’s two high schools should wear uniforms and more closely monitor who comes onto the campuses, according to a safety review in response to a series of gun-related incidents in the Berkeley Unified School District.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2011

Berkeley Schools Have New Plan To Tackle Student Gun Problems

A school security expert sees both the good and the bad in a plan to eliminate guns at Berkeley Unified schools. The plan, to be presented to the school board Wednesday night, comes after a number of students were caught with guns at the district’s high schools this year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/29/2011

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