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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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Sand Tunnel Collapses, Kills Man at Half Moon Bay Beach

Sand Tunnel Collapses, Kills Man at Half Moon Bay Beach

Officials say a man was killed at a Bay Area beach on Monday after a giant hole he was digging in the sand collapsed and buried him.

Camp Program Honors Slain Paramedic, Helps Teens

Camp Program Honors Slain Paramedic, Helps Teens

Friends and family of a slain Dublin paramedic have launched a scholarship program aimed at giving inner city teens a unique summer experience.

73-Year-Old Woman Shot Inside SF Home

73-Year-Old Woman Shot Inside SF Home

Crews responded Tuesday to a shooting in San Francisco's Bayview District Tuesday afternoon. Police said a 73-year-old woman was shot inside a home.

Sleeping Man Dumped Into Recycling Truck

Sleeping Man Dumped Into Recycling Truck

A man who fell asleep in a dumpster woke up in the back of a garbage truck. San Francisco firefighters had to rescue the man who became stuck inside a Recology cardboard recycling truck early Tuesday morning.

O.co Coliseum Briefly Loses Power Due to Lightning Strike

O.co Coliseum Briefly Loses Power Due to Lightning Strike

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, an Oakland A's spokesman said.

Police Seek Women Allegedly “Screened” By TSA Impersonator

Police Seek Women Allegedly “Screened” By TSA Impersonator

More details were released Tuesday about a man arrested last week on suspicion of public intoxication after allegedly impersonating a security officer and privately "screening" two women at San...