Posted inLocal News

Fifty years after desegregation, wide racial and ethnic achievement gaps persist in Berkeley

Fifty years after Sen. Kamala Harris was bused to Thousand Oaks Elementary School from her home in the Berkeley flatlands, the district is still grappling with persistent racial and ethnic disparities that decades of concerted efforts have failed to eliminate. The latest effort came in 2008, when the city formally adopted a sweeping initiative, called 2020 […]