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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Friday, Sep 25, 2015 at 01:02 PM PDT

Funding Formula for Local Schools Rolls Out

Funding Formula for Local Schools Rolls Out

One of the biggest changes to school funding in 40 years is underway but odds are, you've never heard of it. California's Local Control Funding Formula means more money and more decisions for local school...

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 09:58 AM PDT

Getting a Jump on Going to College

Getting a Jump on Going to College

Many high school students turn to private college counselors for help in their junior year. But a growing number of kids are working with college counselors earlier. Some start as early as middle school.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 07:24 PM PDT

School Design Inspired by Google

School Design Inspired by Google

The Cove School, a new public elementary school in Corte Madera, was inspired by the flexible open work spaces at Google. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 07:15 PM PDT

Redesigning the SAT

Redesigning the SAT

The College Board will roll out changes to the SAT next year, taking steps to level the playing field for all test takers and addressing the inequities created by high-priced test preparation.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 04:07 PM PDT

More on the New SAT

More on the New SAT

Michael McCawley, director of admissions at the University of California Santa Cruz, joins NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre to talk about UC’s response to the new SAT, and his tips for applying to UC.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 02:13 PM PDT

Making a Promise to the Jackson Triangle

Making a Promise to the Jackson Triangle

A $25 million dollar grant from the US Department of Education supports families and schools in Hayward’s disadvantaged Jackson Triangle area. The Hayward Promise Neighborhood, modeled after the Harlem...

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Suspect in Amber Alert Killed in Shootout: Sheriff

Suspect in Amber Alert Killed in Shootout: Sheriff

The 19-year-old man suspected of abducting a teenage girl Wednesday in Northern California has died following a shootout, authorities said Thursday afternoon, but the girl remains missing.

Novato Shooting: Raids Executed at Homes; Two Suspects Detained

Novato Shooting: Raids Executed at Homes; Two Suspects Detained

Marin County sheriff's deputies, Novato police and search-and-rescue teams executed a raid Thursday afternoon in connection with a shooting that killed one student and injured another.

Court Documents Provide Further Details on Petrov Beating

Court Documents Provide Further Details on Petrov Beating

Stanislav Petrov repeatedly apologized and pleaded for help as two sheriff’s deputies delivered at least 30 baton blows on him that a use of force expert deemed “grossly excessive,” according affidavit...

Sharks Fans Line Up, Open Their Wallets for Stanley Cup Buzz

Sharks Fans Line Up, Open Their Wallets for Stanley Cup Buzz

Phones at SAP Center were ringing all day Thursday and hockey fans are opening their wallets to be a part of the San Jose Sharks first Stanley Cup Final appearance in their 25-year history.

Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

Investigators said signals have been picked up from an emergency transmitter on EgyptAir Flight MS804, NBC News reported. The Egyptian investigative team said at a news conference in Cairo that signals...

Clinton Skewers Trump During Packed Bay Area Rallies

Clinton Skewers Trump During Packed Bay Area Rallies

Hillary Clinton lambasted Donald Trump at packed rallies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco Thursday.