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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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Obama to Replace Park Ranger's Stolen Coin

Obama to Replace Park Ranger's Stolen Coin

A thief broke into the home of the nation's oldest full-time park ranger, punched her and stole a special coin given to her by President Barack Obama when she was honored before Christmas in Washington,...

SF Community  Reacts to Pentagon Lifting Trans Ban

SF Community Reacts to Pentagon Lifting Trans Ban

On Thursday, San Francisco politicians and residents spoke out in support of the Pentagon and its decision to lift the ban that prevented transgender people from openly serving in the armed forces.

Dog Mistakenly Euthanized Likely Due to Clerical Error

Dog Mistakenly Euthanized Likely Due to Clerical Error

Contra Costa County Animal Services is investigating why two dogs were mistakenly euthanized after local rescue groups proposed saving at least one, a department spokesman said Thursday.

Tesla Has Rough Road After 'Autopilot' Fatal Crash

Tesla Has Rough Road After 'Autopilot' Fatal Crash

A South Bay attorney who specializes in cases against automakers says Tesla has a rough road ahead after reports that one of its vehicles was involved in a fatal crash while it was in self-driving mode.

Istanbul Victim Was Trying to Save Son From ISIS

Istanbul Victim Was Trying to Save Son From ISIS

One of the dozens of people killed in an attack on an Istanbul airport Tuesday was a doctor on a mission to save his son from the terror group ISIS, officials and friends said. Fathi Bayoudh, a Tunisian...

East Bay Sheriff's Deputy Resigns Amid Sex Scandal

East Bay Sheriff's Deputy Resigns Amid Sex Scandal

A second representative of the Alameda County District Attorney's Office was placed on leave Monday in connection with misconduct, a source told NBC Bay Area.