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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

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...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

Latino children often arrive at kindergarten behind their peers in English and other subjects. But research is shedding new light on their little-known strengths: Latino children on average have strong...

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 08:39 PM PDT

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Joaquin Castro, a democrat from Texas who attended Stanford, emerges as an advocate for immigration reform and closing the achievement gap between minority students and their peers.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 09:13 PM PDT

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Parvin Ahmadi talks about the expansion of Pleasanton's program for instructional coaches. The coaches go into classrooms to provide professional development for teachers.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM PDT

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Teaching has been in the news a lot recently and not always in the best light. But that’s not stopping Teach.org - a campaign to recruit a new generation of teachers from the best and brightest students...

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 06:55 PM PDT

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

A judge ruled Tuesday that California's public school teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional, after hearing testimony from students who argued the job protections made it virtually impossible to dismiss...

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Body Cams Must Be Turned On Before Every Call

Body Cams Must Be Turned On Before Every Call

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday night asked the police department to revise its body camera policy to ensure the police officers turn on their equipment before every call.

Stanford Swimmer Accused of On-Campus Rape

Stanford Swimmer Accused of On-Campus Rape

A member of the Stanford University swim team is accused of raping a woman on campus.

San Jose OK's Shooting of Wild Pigs

San Jose OK's Shooting of Wild Pigs

San Jose councilmembers have made permanent a measure that allows the shooting of wild pigs that have become a nuisance by ripping up lawns and golf course fairways.

Fake Furniture Store a Front For Pot Farm: Sheriff

Fake Furniture Store a Front For Pot Farm: Sheriff

A suspect inside a fake furniture store was arrested on charges of running an illegal and deceptive operation where none of the chairs and tables were for sale - they were just a front, authorities said,...

Convictions Overturned for Famed Civil Rights Protesters

Convictions Overturned for Famed Civil Rights Protesters

The convictions of nine South Carolina black men who integrated a whites-only lunch counter during the height of the civil rights movement were tossed out Wednesday during an emotional hearing before a...

Birds Found Covered in Mysterious Goo to Be Released

Birds Found Covered in Mysterious Goo to Be Released

The International Bird Rescue will release its first batch of cleaned seabirds Wednesday recuperating from getting covered in a mysterious goo on the shores of the East Bay and the Peninsula, bird rescue...