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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 02:31 PM PST

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code

Students from Brentwood Academy in East Palo Alto arrive early every day before school to spend time in the computer lab with their teacher, Ms. Smith.

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 07:22 PM PST

Minerva Enrolls First-Ever Freshman Class

Minerva Enrolls First-Ever Freshman Class

The San Francisco start up promises an Ivy League-caliber education for a tuition of $10,000.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:46 AM PDT

South San Francisco High Expands Ethnic Studies

South San Francisco High Expands Ethnic Studies

Ethnic studies classes are common at California colleges yet you won’t find many at local high schools, even though the Bay Area is the birthplace of ethnic studies.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 at 09:44 PM PDT

Napolitano Reflects on First Year

Napolitano Reflects on First Year

Janet Napolitano was a high-profile choice to head up the University of California. One year later, she sits down with NBC Bay Area’s Jessica Aguirre to talk about running UC’s 10 campuses, which make up one of...

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 06:59 PM PDT

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Napa Valley Unified’s 30 schools suffered no structural damage in the 6.0 temblor that struck in the middle of the night last month. But when inspectors fanned out to classrooms soon after the quake, they found...

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5th San Jose Airport Security Breach in Year

5th San Jose Airport Security Breach in Year

A woman was arrested Tuesday evening after scaling a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport and hopping onto the tarmac was not identified Wednesday morning, as she had no ID when she was arrested...

Outlook for Year's Last California Snow Survey Not Good

Outlook for Year's Last California Snow Survey Not Good

Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada -- and the outlook isn't good. The snowpack has been in decline since electronic measurements on Dec.

Andrew Getty Found Dead at Home: Family

Andrew Getty Found Dead at Home: Family

Andrew Getty, the grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, died at his Hollywood Hills home Tuesday, his parents confirmed in a written statement.

Millions of Americans Victims of Medical Identity Theft

Millions of Americans Victims of Medical Identity Theft

This new form of identity theft is more lucrative than credit card theft and poses a health risk too.

Player's Girlfriend to Donate A's Pride Night Tickets

Player's Girlfriend to Donate A's Pride Night Tickets

The girlfriend of an Oakland Athletics player is raising donations for tickets to the team's first Pride Night.

Jeb Bush to Fundraise Amidst Controversy in San Francisco

Jeb Bush to Fundraise Amidst Controversy in San Francisco

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush arrives in the Bay Area on Wednesday to fundraise for a likely White House bid, as he faces likely criticism on the Left Coast for defending controversial “religious freedom” laws in...