Documents Tagged ‘school board’

Berkeley School Desegregation through the Eyes of Carol Sibley

Archive Entry Date: 3/24/2010

A video narrating Berkeley's school desegregation, produced by a friend of a pioneering School Board member

School Expenses Error Discovered

Archive Entry Date: 03/13/1976

A half-million dollar overestimate in expenses potentially halved the budget deficit

“Shenanigans but no fraud”

Archive Entry Date: 03/03/1976

An independent audit of BUSD's budget practices found something funny with the money, but no illegal activity.

School Board Nixes Tax Hike Vote

Archive Entry Date: 03/02/1976

Director Louise Stoll's proposal to put a tax-rate hike on the ballot fell short

Bill Thomas Resigns

Archive Entry Date: 06/17/1975

Looming deficits prompted the district's business manager to resign under a cloud

School Specialists To Fill Teacher Vacancies

Archive Entry Date: 04/16/1975

Superintendent Wilson seeks to slim out the teacher and administrative base.

School Turmoil Finally Over

Archive Entry Date: 04/09/1975

Berkeley teachers appeared to have reached an agreement on their 1975-1976 contract

School Fine For Administrators

Archive Entry Date: 04/03/1975

The administration of experimental schools once again proved problematic for the district

“Teachers Vote ‘No’ to Strike”

Archive Entry Date: 04/03/1975

Disorder between Berkeley's many teacher organizations and their respective ballots contributes to frustration with negotiations.

Administrative Staff Cut

Archive Entry Date: 04/02/1975

Superintendent Wilson recommended cuts to administrators involved in early educational development

Bus Drivers ‘Sick’

Archive Entry Date: 10/73

A largely black and female workforce took action to achieve pay equity

Union Letter of Acceptance

Archive Entry Date: 9/25/73

The bus drivers' union accepted the school board's offer

Special Meeting on Negotiations with Bus Drivers

Archive Entry Date: 9/25/73

Minutes from a special school board meeting, convened to address the bus drivers' job action

School Board Considering Plan to Help Minority Achievement

Archive Entry Date: 04/25/1973

The school board and their audience "had harsh words for the report"

Schools Hiring Policy Unchanged

Archive Entry Date: 04/20/1973

Director Samuel Markowitz's bid to end formal affirmative action hiring policies fell short

Only One Council Radical; Pot Wins, Split on Police

Archive Entry Date: 04/18/73

The results of the 1973 election as announced by The Berkeley Daily Gazette.

School Board Advertisement

Archive Entry Date: 04/16/1973

More conservative school board candidates were touted as the only candidates with the right "intellectual capacity" for the job

Berkeley’s Outlook Hardly Promising

Archive Entry Date: 04/13/73

Three columns of discontent from moderate and conservative Berkeleyans.

The Berkeley Daily Gazette Endorses Fraenkel-Conrat and Roh

Archive Entry Date: 04/09/1973

"A broad base of citizens supports the candidacies of both Mrs. Fraenkel-Conrat and Gene Roh."

School Board Must Face Four Major Issues Here

Archive Entry Date: 04/9/73

The School Board Director laid out the critical problems the new school board would face

Gene Roh Fights For Quality Education

Archive Entry Date: 04/05/1973

Candidate Gene Roh, probation officer and concerned citizen, threw his hat in the ring.

YES on Charter Measure

Archive Entry Date: 04/05/73

The Gazette supported a salary increase for school board directors

Teacher Here Says Berkeley Schools Won’t Hire Whites

Archive Entry Date: 04/05/1973

Beatrice Tobias predicted "the end of decent public education"

Berkeley’s School Integration Program Proceeds Smoothly

Archive Entry Date: 9/2/1968

On the advent of the new busing program, the LA Times found cause for optimism

On The Way

Archive Entry Date: 8/31/1968

On the eve of the buses rolling, the school district laid out how it and the larger community had prepared

Berkeley ’68

Archive Entry Date: 03/31/1968

Five months before the buses would roll, the BUSD explained how school desegregation would work

Board Adopts New Program on Hiring of Negro Teachers

Archive Entry Date: 1/3/68

School desegregation in Berkeley meant programmatic efforts to hire more black teachers