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Friday, May 2, 2014 at 06:09 PM PDT

Los Altos School District Tries Out Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Los Altos School District Tries Out Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The Los Altos School District is doing an experiment. They’re trying out 3D virtual reality in the classroom. It’s a pilot program to find out if studying 3D images can help kids learn.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 03:30 PM PDT

Reading, Writing and Runs Batted In

Reading, Writing and Runs Batted In

A unique program called San Francisco RBI uses baseball and softball to encourage literacy in the critical early years of elementary school. Jessica Aguirre reports from William Cobb Elementary School in...

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:58 AM PST

Is Student Data Safe?

Is Student Data Safe?

Many Bay Area school districts sign contracts with third-party companies for educational technology. And while experts say ed-tech at school can be a boon for learning, there’s growing concern about a potential...

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:45 AM PST

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Next Film

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Next Film

"The Mask You Live In" examines societal pressure on boys. As with her previous film about girls ("Miss Representation"), Siebel Newsom plans to visit Bay Area schools and talk to boys about her message.

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 10:11 AM PST

Napolitano Ready to Revive UC System

Napolitano Ready to Revive UC System

In this edition of Class Action, NBC Bay Area's Jessica Aguirre sits down with Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 01:50 PM PST

Is Your Child's Private Data in Jeopardy at School?

Is Your Child's Private Data in Jeopardy at School?

Education technology used in schools is a booming field many say has the potential to help kids learn. But Common Sense Media CEO and founder Jim Steyer warns of a potential downside to the proliferation of apps...

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Friends Defend Aunt Charged in Toddler Death

Friends Defend Aunt Charged in Toddler Death

While family members are grieving the loss of a 2-year-old girl fatally struck by a car in a San Francisco crosswalk, some are also upset that her aunt has been charged in connection with the toddler's death.

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Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match Up People, Pooches

Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match Up People, Pooches

Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long...

Police Release Dashcam Pictures in SF Gay Activist Case

Police Release Dashcam Pictures in SF Gay Activist Case

San Francisco Police Department have released taxi dashcam video of a person of interest in the case of the gay activist who was found beaten and left for dead in San Francisco’s Castro District.

Robin Williams' Ashes Scattered Off Marin Co. Coast

Robin Williams' Ashes Scattered Off Marin Co. Coast

The body of Robin Williams was cremated and scattered off the Marin County coast a day after the late actor and comedian committed suicide, according to his California death certificate.

Two Bodies Found in Marin County Backyards: Sheriff

Two Bodies Found in Marin County Backyards: Sheriff

The bodies of two men were found in adjacent backyards of homes in Marin County's Strawberry Manor neighborhood on Wednesday evening and sheriff's deputies were trying to figure out how they died and...