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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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Photo May Show Stowaway's Footprints on Airplane Wheels

Photo May Show Stowaway's Footprints on Airplane Wheels

New images obtained by an NBC affiliate in Hawaii show what appear to possibly be the Santa Clara stowaway's footprints on the wheel of a plane he hid in for 5 /12 hours from San Jose to Maui.

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Residents Voice Concerns Over Santa Clara "Mini Dorms"

Residents Voice Concerns Over Santa Clara "Mini Dorms"

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Palo Alto Man Recovering After Yosemite Fall

Palo Alto Man Recovering After Yosemite Fall

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PG&E Tree Removal Project on Hold

PG&E Tree Removal Project on Hold

A PG&E project to remove trees that obstruct access to gas pipelines is on hold while the utility negotiates with California cities.

SJPD Investigating City's 12th Homicide of 2014

SJPD Investigating City's 12th Homicide of 2014

San Jose police began investigating the city's 12th homicide of the year on Tuesday when officers found an unconscious, injured man at a warehouse near The Plant shopping center.