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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Car Crash Causes 5-Acre Brush Fire on WB 580

Car Crash Causes 5-Acre Brush Fire on WB 580

Crews have contained a 5-alarm brush fire on westbound 580 in Livermore after a car crashed into a freeway sign Friday morning.

Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Napa

Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Napa

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake struck near Napa late Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Boy, 9, Due Back in Court

Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Boy, 9, Due Back in Court

The young man accused of stabbing a 9-year old boy to death is expected to be back in court Friday.

Warriors Edge Out Rockets, Take Game 2

Warriors Edge Out Rockets, Take Game 2

The Golden State Warriors took Game 2 by edging out the Houston Rockets 99-98 Thursday night at Oracle Arena.

Mansion Murder Suspect Captured in Washington

Mansion Murder Suspect Captured in Washington

The man suspected of brutally killing a family of three and their housekeeper in a northwest Washington, D.C., mansion last week was arrested late Thursday night in a traffic stop across town, capping a manhunt...

SF Housing Project for Homeless Vets, Low-Income Families

SF Housing Project for Homeless Vets, Low-Income Families

Mayor Ed Lee announced a new housing project in Mission Bay dedicated to homeless veterans and low-income families.