Class Action

Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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...

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...

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Class Action brings together educators, policy makers and families to explore realistic solutions to the challenges facing schools in California. Reports from NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre.
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Ferguson Protesters Set Fires, Vandalize Shops in Oakland

Ferguson Protesters Set Fires, Vandalize Shops in Oakland

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Tuesday night, a day after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a police officer for the shooting death of a teen.

Michael Brown's Family Calls for New Police Camera Law

Michael Brown's Family Calls for New Police Camera Law

Michael Brown's family and supporters called for a law named after teen to require all police across the country to wear body cameras.

Environmental Group Plans to Sue SJ Over Sewage Spills

Environmental Group Plans to Sue SJ Over Sewage Spills

Environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper plans to sue the City of San Jose for violating the Clean Water Act by not controlling its trash and sewage.

Union Questions USPS Emergency Policy

Union Questions USPS Emergency Policy

The union representing postal workers questions USPS after an NBC Bay Area Investigation uncovered an emergency policy that prevents most employees from dialing 911.

6 Injured in San Francisco Shooting: Police

6 Injured in San Francisco Shooting: Police

Police are investigating a shooting that injured six people in San Francisco early Wednesday morning

Security at San Jose Airport Questioned By Congressman

Security at San Jose Airport Questioned By Congressman

Congressman Eric Swalwell is calling for tighter perimeter security at Mineta San Jose International Airport after another security breach at the airport.