Tag Archives: City of Berkeley

Anthony Gaines

Special Ed Student Languishes After Berkeley High Takes Away Instructional Aide

Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
Brian Crowell

Whistle Blowing Teacher Says He Faces Firing for Revealing Discrimination

Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]
Berkeley High School student Tamisha Bradley
(Center) standing with case managers Elizabeth Lockerbie, Nkiru
Ajaelo, Jamee Harris, Program Manager Katherine Brown, Ernesto
Rodriguez, and Segen Ketema. (left to right)

Berkeley Youth Alternatives Helps Young People Find Careers

When her counselor first told her about Berkeley Youth Alternatives, a non-profit organization that supports underserved youth, Tamisha Bradley wasn’t interested. Having lived in three different foster homes, Bradley, a student at Berkeley High School [...]