Class Action

Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 04:24 PM PDT

The Hot-Button Issues in Education

The Hot-Button Issues in Education

John Fensterwald, the editor-at-large of EdSource, talks about the Common Core, testing, teacher tenure and more, in conversation with NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre.

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT

Class Action: Khan Academy

Class Action: Khan Academy

Can you teach perserverance and grit? More and more educators think the answer may be yes, including the founder of Khan Academy, one of the most popular learning websites in the world. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 07:44 PM PST

Inside AltSchool, a Network of "Micro" Schools

Inside AltSchool, a Network of "Micro" Schools

AltSchool is a network of small schools with a big idea - bring the innovation of Silicon Valley into the classroom.

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 11:43 PM PST

Unexpected Quake Risks in California Public Schools

Unexpected Quake Risks in California Public Schools

NBC Bay Area found decades of safety failures from non-structural items not properly attached to school buildings. Experts say some of them can pose a deadly threat to students and staff.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 03:36 PM PST

Class Action: Khan Academy Launches Bay Area Math Challenge

Class Action: Khan Academy Launches Bay Area Math Challenge

Sal Khan, the founder of the popular online education web site Khan Academy, talks about LearnStorm, a math challenge for Bay Area schools. The three-month program rewards students not only for their math...

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.

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Body Found Believed to Be of Missing Girl

Body Found Believed to Be of Missing Girl

Santa Cruz police late Monday said they found a young girl's body believed to be that of Madyson Middleton, an 8-year-old girl who went missing Sunday.

Meeting Addresses Safety Concerns Along Caltrain Tracks

Meeting Addresses Safety Concerns Along Caltrain Tracks

A community meeting was held Monday to discuss a pilot program involving cameras and fencing along a stretch of Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto as part of an effort to prevent future deaths.

Balcony Collapse Survivors Treated in San Jose

Balcony Collapse Survivors Treated in San Jose

Some of the injured survivors of last month's balcony collapse in Berkeley are getting treatment in the South Bay.

Boy Scouts Ends Ban on Gay Scout Leaders

Boy Scouts Ends Ban on Gay Scout Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.

Missing Teacher's Family Determined to "Find Ed Today"

Missing Teacher's Family Determined to "Find Ed Today"

As the search for a missing San Francisco teacher heads into its third day, his family remains unflaggingly hopeful.

Gadhafi's Son to Be Sentenced to Death For 2011 Killings

Gadhafi's Son to Be Sentenced to Death For 2011 Killings

A court in the Libyan capital has sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death over killings during the country's 2011 uprising. The Tripoli court handed down the sentence Tuesday for Seif al-Islam, who...