Documents Tagged ‘The Berkeley Daily Gazette’

“Desegregation is Failing to Meet Education Goals”

Archive Entry Date: 03/17/1976

The Berkeley Gazette put a strongly negative spin on a superintendent's report on desegregation

School Expenses Error Discovered

Archive Entry Date: 03/13/1976

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

Thomas Responds to Auditors

Archive Entry Date: 03/05/1976

Thomas responds to his detractors, laying the blame for the budget crisis squarely at the feet of the school board and superintendent.

“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

The Rainbow Sign Can Use Some Help

Archive Entry Date: 04/18/1975

Mary Ann Pollar emphasized the educational mission of Rainbow Sign during a fundraising drive

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

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

“Berkeley’s ‘Under-Educated’ Blacks”

Archive Entry Date: 04/19/1973

Harriet G. Jenkins, assistant schools superintendent, submits a list of recommendations to improve the district's record on minority achievement.

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.

Berkeley City Council Voting Record

Archive Entry Date: 04/11/73

A curated account of city council voting records prepared by the Berkeley League of Women Voters.

April Coalition Materials Plastered on Mailboxes

Archive Entry Date: 04/10/73

"The Greater Berkeley Community" shook its fist at radical candidates for City Council

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"

School Labor Agreement to Wait for Election

Archive Entry Date: 04/04/1973

The status of certified employees and of black principals made for a very hot school board meeting

Amendment M

Archive Entry Date: 11/07/1972

A last ditch effort to enact runoff elections fell short