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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. Also...

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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Man Charged With Arson, Burglary in KNTV Building Fire

Man Charged With Arson, Burglary in KNTV Building Fire

Three days after the former KNTV building was destroyed by fire, the Santa Clara County District Attorney charged a 55-year-old San Jose man on felony probation with arson and first degree burglary.

Mom, 3-Year-Old Son Die in San Francisco Fire

Mom, 3-Year-Old Son Die in San Francisco Fire

A mother and son died in a Wednesday morning fire at their apartment during a fire at their Sunnydale apartment complex, a police official said.

Teen Found in Berkeley May Be Victim of Sex Trafficking: Police

Teen Found in Berkeley May Be Victim of Sex Trafficking: Police

Police are investigating a report of teenage girl who reported she was robbed and kidnapped from an unknown location in the Bay Area and dropped off in Berkeley early Wednesday.

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

If you have a run-in with San Jose police over the next ten weeks, you may end up on television. The popular reality show ‘Cops’ is coming to San Jose.

In California, A Push To Restore Bilingual Education

In California, A Push To Restore Bilingual Education

Some California residents are pushing to change a 16-year-old California law and restore bilingual education.

California Drought Drives Up Food Prices

California Drought Drives Up Food Prices

California's severe drought is causing a drastic increase in food prices.