Class Action

Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 02:31 PM PST

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code

Students from Brentwood Academy in East Palo Alto arrive early every day before school to spend time in the computer lab with their teacher, Ms. Smith.

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 07:22 PM PST

Minerva Enrolls First-Ever Freshman Class

Minerva Enrolls First-Ever Freshman Class

The San Francisco start up promises an Ivy League-caliber education for a tuition of $10,000.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:46 AM PDT

South San Francisco High Expands Ethnic Studies

South San Francisco High Expands Ethnic Studies

Ethnic studies classes are common at California colleges yet you won’t find many at local high schools, even though the Bay Area is the birthplace of ethnic studies.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 at 09:44 PM PDT

Napolitano Reflects on First Year

Napolitano Reflects on First Year

Janet Napolitano was a high-profile choice to head up the University of California. One year later, she sits down with NBC Bay Area’s Jessica Aguirre to talk about running UC’s 10 campuses, which make up one of...

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 06:59 PM PDT

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Napa Valley Unified’s 30 schools suffered no structural damage in the 6.0 temblor that struck in the middle of the night last month. But when inspectors fanned out to classrooms soon after the quake, they found...

About Us
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.
Top Stories
Vigils Held for Slain SJ Officer

Vigils Held for Slain SJ Officer

The man who authorities said killed a San Jose police officer suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, depression and alcoholism, according to his niece, Amber Golart.

Hayward Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping

Hayward Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping

Police Saturday morning are investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping Friday in Hayward.

Pedestrian Killed in Martinez Collision: Police

Pedestrian Killed in Martinez Collision: Police

Police said a pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle in Martinez Friday night was a man about 60 years old.

Pao Jury Finds Firm Did Not Discriminate

Pao Jury Finds Firm Did Not Discriminate

A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon...

Train Crashes Into 2 Cars in Los Angeles, Injuring 21

Train Crashes Into 2 Cars in Los Angeles, Injuring 21

At least 21 people were injured after a Metro train derailed when it crashed into two vehicles near the University of Southern California Saturday, according to officials from the Los Angeles City Fire...

Investigators Search Internet Sites in Alleged Vallejo Kidnapping

Investigators Search Internet Sites in Alleged Vallejo Kidnapping

A day after Vallejo police said her kidnapping was a hoax, Denise Huskins and her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn — who reported the kidnapping to police — fought back through their lawyers.