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Friday, Sep 25, 2015 at 01:02 PM PDT

Funding Formula for Local Schools Rolls Out

Funding Formula for Local Schools Rolls Out

One of the biggest changes to school funding in 40 years is underway but odds are, you've never heard of it. California's Local Control Funding Formula means more money and more decisions for local school...

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 09:58 AM PDT

Getting a Jump on Going to College

Getting a Jump on Going to College

Many high school students turn to private college counselors for help in their junior year. But a growing number of kids are working with college counselors earlier. Some start as early as middle school.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 07:24 PM PDT

School Design Inspired by Google

School Design Inspired by Google

The Cove School, a new public elementary school in Corte Madera, was inspired by the flexible open work spaces at Google. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 07:15 PM PDT

Redesigning the SAT

Redesigning the SAT

The College Board will roll out changes to the SAT next year, taking steps to level the playing field for all test takers and addressing the inequities created by high-priced test preparation.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 04:07 PM PDT

More on the New SAT

More on the New SAT

Michael McCawley, director of admissions at the University of California Santa Cruz, joins NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre to talk about UC’s response to the new SAT, and his tips for applying to UC.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 02:13 PM PDT

Making a Promise to the Jackson Triangle

Making a Promise to the Jackson Triangle

A $25 million dollar grant from the US Department of Education supports families and schools in Hayward’s disadvantaged Jackson Triangle area. The Hayward Promise Neighborhood, modeled after the Harlem...

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3 Killed in 2 Separate Accidents in Sonoma County

3 Killed in 2 Separate Accidents in Sonoma County

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Man Killed by Apparent Gunshot Wound Found in Car in South Bay

Man Killed by Apparent Gunshot Wound Found in Car in South Bay

A man is dead after officers found him in his car with an apparent gunshot wound in San Jose early Sunday morning, according to police.

Tuition, Fees Surge at UC Berkeley Law, Business Schools: Report

Tuition, Fees Surge at UC Berkeley Law, Business Schools: Report

A report says tuition and mandatory fees have more than doubled for California residents at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley's law and business schools since fall 2005.

Bay Area Lawyers, Professors Remember Justice Scalia

Bay Area Lawyers, Professors Remember Justice Scalia

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia sent shockwaves rippling throughout the nation Saturday, with President Obama and other political figures in Washington making statements honoring the divisive...

How Scalia's Death Will Affect SCOTUS's Docket

How Scalia's Death Will Affect SCOTUS's Docket

Justice Antonin Scalia's death deprives conservatives of a key vote that could change the outcome in some major Supreme Court cases, including one in which labor unions appeared headed for a big defeat. Next...

3-Alarm Fire in San Francisco Scorches Homes, Injures 1

3-Alarm Fire in San Francisco Scorches Homes, Injures 1

Firefighters in San Francisco are working to extinguish a three-alarm fire tonight in the North Panhandle neighborhood.