Class Action

Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 04:24 PM PDT

The Hot-Button Issues in Education

The Hot-Button Issues in Education

John Fensterwald, the editor-at-large of EdSource, talks about the Common Core, testing, teacher tenure and more, in conversation with NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre.

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT

Class Action: Khan Academy

Class Action: Khan Academy

Can you teach perserverance and grit? More and more educators think the answer may be yes, including the founder of Khan Academy, one of the most popular learning websites in the world. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 07:44 PM PST

Inside AltSchool, a Network of "Micro" Schools

Inside AltSchool, a Network of "Micro" Schools

AltSchool is a network of small schools with a big idea - bring the innovation of Silicon Valley into the classroom.

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 11:43 PM PST

Unexpected Quake Risks in California Public Schools

Unexpected Quake Risks in California Public Schools

NBC Bay Area found decades of safety failures from non-structural items not properly attached to school buildings. Experts say some of them can pose a deadly threat to students and staff.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 03:36 PM PST

Class Action: Khan Academy Launches Bay Area Math Challenge

Class Action: Khan Academy Launches Bay Area Math Challenge

Sal Khan, the founder of the popular online education web site Khan Academy, talks about LearnStorm, a math challenge for Bay Area schools. The three-month program rewards students not only for their math...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:33 AM PST

Report Faults Some Charter Schools for Requiring Volunteering

Report Faults Some Charter Schools for Requiring Volunteering

Hilary Hammell, a lawyer with the San Francisco civil rights group Public Advocates, talks to NBC Bay Area’s Jessica Aguirre about her recent report on charter school requirements for parent volunteering.

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Crews Respond to 6-Alarm Grass Fire Near Vacaville

Crews Respond to 6-Alarm Grass Fire Near Vacaville

Crews are responding to a 4-alarm grass fire that broke out around 11 a.m. near Vacaville, KCRA reported.

Accused Pier 14 Killer Can't Remember Shooting

Accused Pier 14 Killer Can't Remember Shooting

The accused killer of a Pleasanton woman, who was shot to death while strolling along Pier 14 in San Francisco with her father, said he doesn't remember anything about the evening because he was high on drugs.

Officer Shoots Teen Who Rammed Car Into Patrol Car: PD

Officer Shoots Teen Who Rammed Car Into Patrol Car: PD

San Pablo police shot a minor late Sunday night after they said the teen tried to flee in a stolen Honda Civic and then allegedly accelerated into an officer standing outside his patrol car, hitting it.

2 Men Shot at Dolores Park

2 Men Shot at Dolores Park

Two men were seriously injured during a shooting on a footbridge at San Francisco's Mission Dolores Park early Sunday morning, police said.

Saving Water Comes at a Cost for Some Californians

Saving Water Comes at a Cost for Some Californians

Water departments are increasing rates and adding fees because they're losing money as their customers conserve in response to California's four-year dry spell

Giants' Buster Posey Named All-Star Starter

Giants' Buster Posey Named All-Star Starter

The fans' votes are in and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has been elected the starting catcher for the National League in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.