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Board Of Education Orders Election Of New Board Members

Attention residents: Do you care about children and want to make an impact in the lives of Beverly Hills’ youngest inhabitants? Consider joining the Board of Education.  On Tuesday evening, the board unanimously passed a resolution calling for an election on Nov. 6 for two governing board members. Both Board President Lisa Korbatov, who is now finishing her ninth year in her second term on the board, and board member Howard Goldstein, now in his fifth year of his first term, have publicly said they did not plan to run again. However, as anyone with lack of access to a magical crystal ball knows, that remains to be seen. 6:43 pm Read More

BHUSD Superintendent Bregy Promises Action In Wake Of Alleged On-Campus Sexual Assault

In the wake of the Beverly Hills Police Department’s investigation into alleged student-on-student sexual assault at Beverly Vista – which a previous Beverly Hills Unified School District report referred to as “sexual harassment” – at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 2, the Board of Education met in closed session for almost three hours to discuss just one agendized item:  “PUBLIC EMPLOYEE   DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE.” 6:10 pm Read More

School Leaders – Beverly Hills Unified School District leaders gathered Tuesday for the annual evening “Leadership & Administrators Dinner.”

L-SchoolLeaders Beverly Hills Unified School District leaders, including principals, APs, members of the Board of Education, top administrators, and parent and community leaders gathered Tuesday for the annual evening “Leadership & Administrators Dinner.” The annual tradition is a chance for an incredible group of dedicated individuals to gather and enjoy each other’s company and engage in conversations that run the gamut.     5:45 pm Read More

Mel Spitz Campaign Video Draws Ire Of Beverly Hills School District

As the Beverly Hills Board of Education race heats up, one candidate has drawn the ire from the very district he is hoping to be elected to the governing body of.

  Mel Spitz, who served on the Board of Education in the 1970s, came under fire from the Beverly Hills Unified School District this week after a campaign video was uploaded to Spitz’s YouTube page over the weekend, filmed in a Beverly Hills High School classroom.  
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Beverly Hills News – El Rodeo To Remain Closed Through Weekend As Cupola Comes Down And Scaffolding Goes Up

El Rodeo's Precarious Cupola Following Wednesday evening's emergency Board of Education meeting, El Rodeo is expected to remain closed at least until Monday. Superintendent Steve Kessler made the decision to close down the K-8 school early this morning after he was informed that the cupola atop El Rodeo's tower had shifted and risked falling down in the event of even a minor earthquake. After Kessler consulted with several district officials, at 8:15 a.m. this morning, El Rodeo Principal Kevin Allen emailed families that the school was being closed immediately. 11:44 pm Read More

Beverly Hills News – Spitz, Hacker Officially In The Race For BHUSD Board of Education

Former Board of Education President Mel Spitz and Measure E Citizens Oversight Committee member Isabel Hacker became the first candidates to file their nomination papers for the Nov. 3 Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education election. Both candidates filed their papers yesterday at the L.A. County Registrar Recorder's officer, on the first day they were eligible to pull papers. 10:37 am Read More