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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.

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, 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...

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:45 AM PST

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Next Film

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Next Film

"The Mask You Live In" examines societal pressure on boys. As with her previous film about girls ("Miss Representation"), Siebel Newsom plans to visit Bay Area schools and talk to boys about her message.

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 10:11 AM PST

Napolitano Ready to Revive UC System

Napolitano Ready to Revive UC System

In this edition of Class Action, NBC Bay Area's Jessica Aguirre sits down with Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 01:50 PM PST

Is Your Child's Private Data in Jeopardy at School?

Is Your Child's Private Data in Jeopardy at School?

Education technology used in schools is a booming field many say has the potential to help kids learn. But Common Sense Media CEO and founder Jim Steyer warns of a potential downside to the proliferation of apps...

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Fire Burns at Santa Clara Non-Profit

Fire Burns at Santa Clara Non-Profit

Firefighters responded to the scene of a fire burning outside a Santa Clara non-profit's donation center in the 3100 block of Alfred Street on Friday afternoon.

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49ers Install New, Deeper Turf at Levi's Stadium

49ers Install New, Deeper Turf at Levi's Stadium

Grounds crews for the San Francisco 49ers laid down a new, thicker field Friday at the $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara after the team halted its practice there Wednesday.

Family of Man Killed by SF Police to File Lawsuit

Family of Man Killed by SF Police to File Lawsuit

The family of 28-year-old Alejandro Nieto, who was fatally shot by police officers in San Francisco's Bernal Heights Park in March, plans to file a civil rights lawsuit against the city of San Francisco...

A Win for Fido – California Permits Outdoor Dining With Dogs

A Win for Fido – California Permits Outdoor Dining With Dogs

Fido can feast with you now when you go out to eat in California.

Water Board: Ice Bucket Challenge Doesn’t Violate Regulations

Water Board: Ice Bucket Challenge Doesn’t Violate Regulations

The California Water Board has said the Ice Bucket Challenge doesn't violate any of its regulations.