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.

Mar 9, 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.

Sep 21, 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.

Mar 26, 2014

Jessica Aguirre

Jessica Aguirre

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

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...

Jan 23, 2013

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...

Mar 11, 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

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...

Jan 11, 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.

Jan 25, 2010

A Contract for Parents?

A Contract for Parents?

Experts weigh in on whether contracts for parents make a difference

Top Stories
Tweets Land Newark Teacher in Hot Water

Tweets Land Newark Teacher in Hot Water

A Bay Area teacher has been reprimanded after she reportedly tweeted that she wanted to stab some students and that her "trigger finger is itchy."

Menlo Park Residents Asked to Cut Water Use by 30 Percent

Menlo Park Residents Asked to Cut Water Use by 30 Percent

Menlo Park is responding to the state's call to conserve more water during the severe drought by implementing an urgency ordinance.

Woman's Body Found in San Jose Church Parking Lot

Woman's Body Found in San Jose Church Parking Lot

San Jose police found a woman's body inside a car sitting in a church parking lot Thursday morning, and have deemed the case "suspicious."

Burned Body Discovered Near Morgan Hill: Sheriff

Burned Body Discovered Near Morgan Hill: Sheriff

A burned body was discovered Thursday morning near Morgan Hill, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff.

Tesla Plans to Install Giant Sign Alongside I-880

Tesla Plans to Install Giant Sign Alongside I-880

Electric car maker Tesla wants to put up a giant sign near its Fremont factory that, if approved, would instantly become one of the Bay Area's biggest.

93-Year-Old Volunteer's Amazing Record Of Service and Committment

93-Year-Old Volunteer's Amazing Record Of Service and Committment

The staff at Saint Anthony's Dining Room estimate that, over the years, Rene Rodigou has poured more than three million glasses of juice for San Francisco's neediest.