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Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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...

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.

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