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Tuesday, Mar 2, 2010

Mall Rats' New Role Model: TeachBar

Mall Rats' New Role Model: TeachBar

One good man, one good idea -- and one contest changing lives in the East Bay.

Friday, Feb 26, 2010

The Hispanic Achievement Gap in Silicon Valley

The Hispanic Achievement Gap in Silicon Valley

Ron Gonzales, CEO of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley (and former mayor of San Jose), tells us we all stand to lose when Latino students don't realize their full potential.

Friday, Feb 26, 2010

What is "Schoogle"?

What is "Schoogle"?

Google maps, Google phones, now Google schools? The Silicon Valley giant is offering free technology to public schools all over the country. We'll take you inside a Bay Area high school to see how it works.

Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Jessica Aguirre

Jessica Aguirre

Jessica Aguirre co-anchors NBC Bay Area News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Tuesday, Mar 2, 2010

Barton Reading Program

Barton Reading Program

It's been said that reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. But research shows the deck is stacked against children who are poor readers at the end of first grade -- their chances of ever becoming...

Friday, Feb 12, 2010

The Science of the Winter Olympics

The Science of the Winter Olympics

Bay Area teachers are using the Olympic Games to teach kids about math and science. The Silicon Valley Education Foundation teamed up with NBC Learn -- the educational arm of NBC News -- and the National Science...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2010

Teaching Kids Green Tech Skills

Teaching Kids Green Tech Skills

A San Francisco student talks about attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen

Friday, Jan 29, 2010

A Not-So-Starving Artist Steps In to Help a Starving Arts Program

A Not-So-Starving Artist Steps In to Help a Starving Arts Program

Acclaimed painter Franco Mondini-Ruiz has some strong feelings about the staggering budget cuts that have left arts education in a shambles in many schools districts across the country. "By not promoting...

Friday, Jan 8, 2010

Math and Science Education Part 1

Math and Science Education Part 1

Jessica talks about math and science education with Dice.com's Rob Dumas, Edna DeVore from SETI and Muhammed Chaudhry, Silicon Valley Education Foundation.

Friday, Jan 22, 2010

A Contract for Parents?

A Contract for Parents?

Experts weigh in on whether contracts for parents make a difference

Top Stories
Piece of Metal Catches Fire, Causing East Bay BART Delays

Piece of Metal Catches Fire, Causing East Bay BART Delays

BART is reporting major delays and a station closure in the East Bay Saturday afternoon.

Four Stabbed in Downtown San Jose

Four Stabbed in Downtown San Jose

At least four people were stabbed in downtown San Jose early Saturday morning after a fight broke out on the sidewalk, according to police.

Man Drowns, Woman Rescued Near Sutro Baths

Man Drowns, Woman Rescued Near Sutro Baths

Fire officials on Saturday rescued a woman and were unable to save a man who drowned in rough Bay Area waters, a San Francisco Fire Department spokesman said.

BART Arrest Sparks Public Outrage, Protest Planned

BART Arrest Sparks Public Outrage, Protest Planned

Some members of the public are up in arms after four BART police officers pinned a man face down to the ground during an arrest attempt Friday at the San Francisco Embarcadero Station.

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash <br />

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash

Authorities say at least 16 people were on board a hot air balloon that caught fire and crashed near Austin Saturday. Officials say there appear to be no survivors.

Soberanes Fire Spreading, Smoke Obscures South Bay

Soberanes Fire Spreading, Smoke Obscures South Bay

Fire officials say a wildfire burning near California's dramatic Big Sur coast has destroyed 57 homes and is threatening 2,000 more.