Class Action

Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 04:24 PM PDT

The Hot-Button Issues in Education

The Hot-Button Issues in Education

John Fensterwald, the editor-at-large of EdSource, talks about the Common Core, testing, teacher tenure and more, in conversation with NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre.

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT

Class Action: Khan Academy

Class Action: Khan Academy

Can you teach perserverance and grit? More and more educators think the answer may be yes, including the founder of Khan Academy, one of the most popular learning websites in the world. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 07:44 PM PST

Inside AltSchool, a Network of "Micro" Schools

Inside AltSchool, a Network of "Micro" Schools

AltSchool is a network of small schools with a big idea - bring the innovation of Silicon Valley into the classroom.

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 11:43 PM PST

Unexpected Quake Risks in California Public Schools

Unexpected Quake Risks in California Public Schools

NBC Bay Area found decades of safety failures from non-structural items not properly attached to school buildings. Experts say some of them can pose a deadly threat to students and staff.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 03:36 PM PST

Class Action: Khan Academy Launches Bay Area Math Challenge

Class Action: Khan Academy Launches Bay Area Math Challenge

Sal Khan, the founder of the popular online education web site Khan Academy, talks about LearnStorm, a math challenge for Bay Area schools. The three-month program rewards students not only for their math...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:33 AM PST

Report Faults Some Charter Schools for Requiring Volunteering

Report Faults Some Charter Schools for Requiring Volunteering

Hilary Hammell, a lawyer with the San Francisco civil rights group Public Advocates, talks to NBC Bay Area’s Jessica Aguirre about her recent report on charter school requirements for parent volunteering.

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Small Plane Crashes in San Carlos

Small Plane Crashes in San Carlos

The pilot of a small plane that crashed Thursday shortly after taking off from the San Carlos airport walked away without any injuries, officials said.

Sunnyvale, VTA Work to Address Heavy Traffic Issues

Sunnyvale, VTA Work to Address Heavy Traffic Issues

Sunnyvale city leaders and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority officials on Thursday asked residents to weigh in on solutions for the so-called "The Mathilda Mess."

SFPD Now Equipped to Help Overdose Victims

SFPD Now Equipped to Help Overdose Victims

San Francisco police officers are being equipped with a new trauma kit to help overdose victims.

Station Comes Together After On-Air Slaying: 'Going Forward'

Station Comes Together After On-Air Slaying: 'Going Forward'

Just one day after two of their own crew members were killed during a live broadcast, the news team at Virginia station WDBJ-TV regrouped, gathered together and leaned on one another for the live broadcast...

CPUC to Hire Independent Panel for PG&E Audit

CPUC to Hire Independent Panel for PG&E Audit

The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted Thursday to launch a formal audit, investigating the corporate culture of PG&E.

Officer Kills Suspect Wielding Chain: OPD

Officer Kills Suspect Wielding Chain: OPD

A female officer responding to an assault in Oakland on Thursday morning ended up killing a suspect after the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him,...