Class Action

Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 08:39 PM PDT

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Joaquin Castro, a democrat from Texas who attended Stanford, emerges as an advocate for immigration reform and closing the achievement gap between minority students and their peers.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 09:13 PM PDT

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Parvin Ahmadi talks about the expansion of Pleasanton's program for instructional coaches. The coaches go into classrooms to provide professional development for teachers.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM PDT

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Teaching has been in the news a lot recently and not always in the best light. But that’s not stopping Teach.org - a campaign to recruit a new generation of teachers from the best and brightest students...

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 06:55 PM PDT

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

A judge ruled Tuesday that California's public school teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional, after hearing testimony from students who argued the job protections made it virtually impossible to dismiss...

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

Class Action: Teaching the Teachers

Class Action: Teaching the Teachers

Pleasanton Unified’s eight full-time instructional coaches visit veteran teachers in their classrooms to provide ongoing professional development. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 12:07 PM PDT

Giving Student Government a Whole New Meaning

Giving Student Government a Whole New Meaning

High school senior Cicely Rhodin thinks birth certificates in California should include accents, umlauts, cedillas and other markings. So she proposed a bill in her government class at Piedmont High School and...

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Class Action brings together educators, policy makers and families to explore realistic solutions to the challenges facing schools in California. Reports from NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre.
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100 Cars Show Up for "Sideshow" Near Ferguson Protests

100 Cars Show Up for "Sideshow" Near Ferguson Protests

As protesters marched and looted in Oakland Wednesday night to demonstrate their frustration with a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, an estimated 200 people created havoc nearby, spinning their cars in...

Police Call in Additional Help for Third Night of Protests

Police Call in Additional Help for Third Night of Protests

Oakland police have called in additional help from outside agencies to respond to continuing protests including more California Highway Patrol officers assigned to protecting freeway access, officials said.

Family Calls on Disney to Add Characters with Disabilities

Family Calls on Disney to Add Characters with Disabilities

A San Francisco family traveled to Disney's Southern California Headquarters Wednesday to deliver a petition with more than 75,000 signatures calling on Disney to create characters with Down syndrome and...

Hiker Fatally Shot at Oakland Hills Park Identified

Hiker Fatally Shot at Oakland Hills Park Identified

A man who was fatally shot at a park in the Oakland hills on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as David Ruenzel of Oakland, East Bay Regional Park District police said Wednesday.

Major Motor Carrier Crashes Went Unreported

Major Motor Carrier Crashes Went Unreported

Law enforcement agencies across the nation did not report 15 major accidents involving FedEx Ground to federal officials in the past two and a half years, as required by law. Investigative reporter Elyce...

Congressman Joins Call to End Mandatory Retail Shifts on Holidays

Congressman Joins Call to End Mandatory Retail Shifts on Holidays

Congressman Eric Swalwell and 10 other House Democrats are calling on the Department of Labor to end mandatory retail shifts on holidays, or provide mandatory overtime pay. Peggy Bunker reports.