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

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Hunger Strike Protesters March to City Hall

Hunger Strike Protesters March to City Hall

A group of hunger strikers outside a San Francisco police station snubbed Mayor Ed Lee Monday.

Stubblefield Casts Doubt on Woman at Center of Rape Charge

Stubblefield Casts Doubt on Woman at Center of Rape Charge

A day after former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged with the rape of a disabled woman, his attorneys on Tuesday denounced the allegations and attacked the woman at the center of the charges.

Afeni Shakur, Mother of Tupac Shakur, Dies in Sausalito

Afeni Shakur, Mother of Tupac Shakur, Dies in Sausalito

The mother of the late rapper Tupac Shakur had died, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. She was 69.

 San Francisco Approves $3.45 Million Airport Settlement

San Francisco Approves $3.45 Million Airport Settlement

San Francisco supervisors approved a $3.45 million settlement from Asiana Airlines for an airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200.

Cruz, Trump Exchange Insults as Indiana Votes

Cruz, Trump Exchange Insults as Indiana Votes

Assailing each other with no letup, Republican front-runner Donald Trump and challenger Ted Cruz traded insults, charges and more as Indiana voters went to the polls in what could be an all-but-decisive...

Feds Drop Harborside Marijuana Dispensary Case

Feds Drop Harborside Marijuana Dispensary Case

The attorney for a California medical marijuana dispensary billed as the nation's largest says federal prosecutors are stopping a nearly four-year effort to seize the dispensary's property.