Class Action

Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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...

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

Class Action: Teaching the Teachers

Class Action: Teaching the Teachers

Pleasanton Unified’s eight full-time instructional coaches visit veteran teachers in their classrooms to provide ongoing professional development. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 12:07 PM PDT

Giving Student Government a Whole New Meaning

Giving Student Government a Whole New Meaning

High school senior Cicely Rhodin thinks birth certificates in California should include accents, umlauts, cedillas and other markings. So she proposed a bill in her government class at Piedmont High School and...

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...

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Enterovirus Confirmed in Alameda County

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Congested I-880/280 Interchange Ramps Open Near Malls

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Restraining Order Bans Trustee from Sunnyvale School

Restraining Order Bans Trustee from Sunnyvale School

A Santa Clara County School Board member has been served a temporary restraining order after being accused of threatening a Sunnyvale middle school principal.

Teens Arrested in Foster Farms Chicken Massacre: Cops

Teens Arrested in Foster Farms Chicken Massacre: Cops

Four teenagers have been arrested for allegedly slaughtering 920 chickens at a Foster Farms facility in Caruthers, California, police said. Fresno County police said the animals were killed with a golf club and...

Watch: CDC Update on Dallas Ebola Investigation

Watch: CDC Update on Dallas Ebola Investigation

About 100 people might have been in contact with the first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the Unites States or his family's home, Dallas health officials said. Officials are investigating Thomas...

Giants Win, Advance to NLDS

Giants Win, Advance to NLDS

The San Francisco Giants have advanced to the National League Division Series after defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the Wild Card elimination game.