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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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Squashed Bananas: Truck Dumps 60K Lbs. Bananas

Squashed Bananas: Truck Dumps 60K Lbs. Bananas

A truck carrying 60,000 pounds of bananas from Mexico tipped over in Livermore on Monday morning, closing a portion of the highway near the Altamont Pass.

San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

City leaders in San Bruno are expected to make a major announcement Monday, alleging a cozy relationship between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission.

LAPD Patrol Car Fatally Runs Over Man Lying in Street

LAPD Patrol Car Fatally Runs Over Man Lying in Street

A Los Angeles police patrol car struck and killed a man Sunday night who was lying on his back in the street in the Jefferson Park area southwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Downed Power Line Shuts Route 85 in Sunnyvale

Downed Power Line Shuts Route 85 in Sunnyvale

The California Highway Patrol issued a Sig-Alert Monday morning when a power line fell across a major Silicon Valley artery.

SoCal Lightning Strike Chaos "Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'"

SoCal Lightning Strike Chaos "Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'"

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon.

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

A wildfire in Northern California has forced evacuations and destroyed 10 homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.