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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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.

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 10:37 AM PDT

Educators Question Proposal to Expand Pre-K

Educators Question Proposal to Expand Pre-K

Most teachers, principals and superintendents support the idea of free public education for preschool-aged children. But some educators are raising concerns about the current proposal in Sacramento to expand...

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 San...

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 09:16 AM PDT

Tussle Over Teacher Tenure

Tussle Over Teacher Tenure

In California, public school teachers earn permanent status, often referred to as “tenure,” after two years on the job.

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:12 AM PDT

Parents Push for Property Taxes to be Returned to Public Schools

Parents Push for Property Taxes to be Returned to Public Schools

A small army of parent volunteers from Educate Our State is fanning out across Bay Area schools this spring to gather signatures for a ballot initiative that would return property taxes to public schools.

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...

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Driver Escapes Burning Limo in Vallejo

Driver Escapes Burning Limo in Vallejo

A limousine driver escaped injury Friday morning when the limo caught fire near the Solano County Fairgrounds, according to the Vallejo Fire Department.

Sen. Leland Yee Facing New Racketeering Charges

Sen. Leland Yee Facing New Racketeering Charges

The government has added new charges in the high-profile corruption case against suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 others.

School Fight Caught on Video Sparks Debate

School Fight Caught on Video Sparks Debate

A Santa Rosa family is working to remove a school suspension handed down on a 16-year-old girl they say was defending herself during an attack.

49ers Raise Food Prices at New Levi's Stadium

49ers Raise Food Prices at New Levi's Stadium

Food, drinks and snacks at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara won't come cheap, according to prices released by the San Francisco 49ers.

Soccer Coach Arrested for Alleged Lewd Act on Child

Soccer Coach Arrested for Alleged Lewd Act on Child

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore on Tuesday, police said.

3 Men Stabbed, 2 Beaten in Attack Near School in San Jose

3 Men Stabbed, 2 Beaten in Attack Near School in San Jose

The San Jose Police Department responded to a stabbing that occurred in the 1800 block of Darwin Way Thursday night, a police spokeswoman said.