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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 06:09 PM PDT

Los Altos School District Tries Out Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Los Altos School District Tries Out Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The Los Altos School District is doing an experiment. They’re trying out 3D virtual reality in the classroom. It’s a pilot program to find out if studying 3D images can help kids learn.

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 10:37 AM PDT

Educators Question Proposal to Expand Pre-K

Educators Question Proposal to Expand Pre-K

Most teachers, principals and superintendents support the idea of free public education for preschool-aged children. But some educators are raising concerns about the current proposal in Sacramento to...

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 03:30 PM PDT

Reading, Writing and Runs Batted In

Reading, Writing and Runs Batted In

A unique program called San Francisco RBI uses baseball and softball to encourage literacy in the critical early years of elementary school. Jessica Aguirre reports from William Cobb Elementary School in...

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 09:16 AM PDT

Tussle Over Teacher Tenure

Tussle Over Teacher Tenure

In California, public school teachers earn permanent status, often referred to as “tenure,” after two years on the job.

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:12 AM PDT

Parents Push for Property Taxes to be Returned to Public Schools

Parents Push for Property Taxes to be Returned to Public Schools

A small army of parent volunteers from Educate Our State is fanning out across Bay Area schools this spring to gather signatures for a ballot initiative that would return property taxes to public schools.

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:58 AM PST

Is Student Data Safe?

Is Student Data Safe?

Many Bay Area school districts sign contracts with third-party companies for educational technology. And while experts say ed-tech at school can be a boon for learning, there’s growing concern about a potential...

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Security Guard Accused of Attacking Another Student

Security Guard Accused of Attacking Another Student

A former Oakland High School security guard who is facing federal charges for throwing a wheelchair-bound student to the ground faces new allegations of brutality.

San Mateo County Forms LGBTQ Commission

San Mateo County Forms LGBTQ Commission

San Mateo County supervisors have voted to establish what may be the first LGBTQ county commission in California.

Stockton Robbery Suspect Charged with Triple Murder

Stockton Robbery Suspect Charged with Triple Murder

The only surviving suspect in last week's bank robbery, police chase and deadly shootout in Stockton that left three dead, including one hostage, was charged Monday with three counts of murder.

Advanced Planning Helps EBMUD During California's Severe Drought

Advanced Planning Helps EBMUD During California's Severe Drought

The East Bay Municipal Utilities District credits customers doing their part to conserve and advanced planning for being able to deal with California's severe drought.

SF Man Accused of Impersonating Police Officer

SF Man Accused of Impersonating Police Officer

A man who dressed and acted like a police officer and allegedly coerced immigrants into committing sex acts in San Francisco was arrested earlier this month, police said Monday.

Residents File Lawsuit Against SJ Over Proposed Development

Residents File Lawsuit Against SJ Over Proposed Development

The small working class community of Alviso has filed a lawsuit against San Jose over a proposed development in the area.