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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:45 AM PST

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Next Film

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Next Film

"The Mask You Live In" examines societal pressure on boys. As with her previous film about girls ("Miss Representation"), Siebel Newsom plans to visit Bay Area schools and talk to boys about her message.

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 10:11 AM PST

Napolitano Ready to Revive UC System

Napolitano Ready to Revive UC System

In this edition of Class Action, NBC Bay Area's Jessica Aguirre sits down with Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 01:50 PM PST

Is Your Child's Private Data in Jeopardy at School?

Is Your Child's Private Data in Jeopardy at School?

Education technology used in schools is a booming field many say has the potential to help kids learn. But Common Sense Media CEO and founder Jim Steyer warns of a potential downside to the proliferation of apps...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 02:50 PM PST

Who Will Teach Kids to Code?

Who Will Teach Kids to Code?

Facing a yawning gap in computer science education (an estimated one in ten schools teach programming), an early-stage startup in San Francisco creates computer science courses online.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 03:44 PM PDT

Book Author Blasts "Hoax" of Ed Reform

Book Author Blasts "Hoax" of Ed Reform

Former US Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch explains why she thinks it was wrong for San Francisco school district officials to attend a ribbon cutting for a new charter school supported by Facebook...

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 03:28 PM PDT

Landmark New Teachers Contract in San Jose

Landmark New Teachers  Contract in San Jose

This fall district and union leaders will be putting into place a new system for evaluating and paying teachers in San Jose Unified. Superintendent Vincent Matthews and San Jose Teachers Association...

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Thousands Attend Golden Gate Park 4/20 Celebration

Thousands Attend Golden Gate Park 4/20 Celebration

Thousands of people to filled up Golden Gate Park Sunday to celebrate what is still an illegal recreational substance in California: marijuana.

Man, 21, Missing Since Feb. 13 Possibly Spotted in SF

Man, 21, Missing Since Feb. 13 Possibly Spotted in SF

The search for a man missing in San Francisco since February 2013 has been re-energized this weekend after a possible sighting of the 21-year-old last week, a search organizer said Sunday morning.

Four Men Stabbed at Popular Downtown San Jose Bar

Four Men Stabbed at Popular Downtown San Jose Bar

A popular new bar and restaurant in downtown San Jose has reopened after it became a crime scene early Sunday morning, as four men in their 20s were stabbed.

Big-Rig Fire Shuts Down Lanes on 101 Near Santa Rosa

Big-Rig Fire Shuts Down Lanes on 101 Near Santa Rosa

All lanes have reopened on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near Santa Rosa Sunday afternoon after a big-rig crashed and started burning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Man Robbed, Pistol Whipped in Menlo Park

Man Robbed, Pistol Whipped in Menlo Park

Neighbors said crime is getting worse in one neighborhood on the Peninsula.

Man Killed, 15-Year-Old Boy Hurt in Fairfield Shooting

Man Killed, 15-Year-Old Boy Hurt in Fairfield Shooting

A 27-year-old Fairfield resident died at a hospital after being hit by gunfire Saturday night, police said.