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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

Latino children often arrive at kindergarten behind their peers in English and other subjects. But research is shedding new light on their little-known strengths: Latino children on average have strong...

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 08:39 PM PDT

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Joaquin Castro, a democrat from Texas who attended Stanford, emerges as an advocate for immigration reform and closing the achievement gap between minority students and their peers.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 09:13 PM PDT

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Parvin Ahmadi talks about the expansion of Pleasanton's program for instructional coaches. The coaches go into classrooms to provide professional development for teachers.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM PDT

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Teaching has been in the news a lot recently and not always in the best light. But that’s not stopping Teach.org - a campaign to recruit a new generation of teachers from the best and brightest students...

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 06:55 PM PDT

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

A judge ruled Tuesday that California's public school teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional, after hearing testimony from students who argued the job protections made it virtually impossible to dismiss...

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San Jose Police React to Slain NYPD Officers

San Jose Police React to Slain NYPD Officers

San Jose police said the shooting in New York is a sobering reminder of the dangers they face every day on the job, and they are reacting with a sign of solidarity.

San Francisco Arson Teams Investigating Car Fire

San Francisco Arson Teams Investigating Car Fire

San Francisco fire crews doused a car fire in the city's Dolores Heights neighborhood early Sunday morning, fire officials said, not far from the location of four other car fires on Wednesday.

Body Found Off Hwy 80 in Vallejo, Suspicious Death

Body Found Off Hwy 80 in Vallejo, Suspicious Death

The death of a man whose body was found off of Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo Sunday morning is considered suspicious, a police lieutenant said.

SF Homeowner Posts Video of Package Thieves

SF Homeowner Posts Video of Package Thieves

Two people were caught in the act stealing a package from the front porch of a San Francisco home, and the homeowner is fighting back over the internet.

Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputies Miss Court Appearances

Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputies Miss Court Appearances

An exclusive NBC Bay Area investigation discovered more problems with officers, deputies and patrolmen skipping out on traffic court responsibilities.

Former NYPD Officer Killed in Florida

Former NYPD Officer Killed in Florida

A Florida police officer who previously served on the NYPD was shot and killed early Sunday by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant, authorities said.