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
Torso Found Near Bay Bridge: Oakland PD

Torso Found Near Bay Bridge: Oakland PD

A headless human torso was found near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Wednesday afternoon, Oakland police said.

Dad Arrested After Son Dies in Vallejo House Fire

Dad Arrested After Son Dies in Vallejo House Fire

A father has been arrested after his 5-year-old son died during a two-alarm Vallejo house fire this weekend.

Five-Alarm Fire Rips Through Santa Clara Mall

Five-Alarm Fire Rips Through Santa Clara Mall

A five-alarm fire ripped through a small Santa Clara strip mall early Wednesday, injuring no one, but leaving about 60 percent of the businesses damaged, the city's fire chief said.

Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputee

Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputee

A doctor diagnosed Mario Guzman with the flu and also treated him for what was thought to be a sprained ankle, but those symptoms were related to a common bacterial infection. By the time Guzman went to the...

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

Texas, Maine and nine other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools. The lawsuit announced Tuesday also includes Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin,...

Public Defender Summit Scrutinizes SFPD's Use-of-Force Policy

Public Defender Summit Scrutinizes SFPD's Use-of-Force Policy

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Wednesday summed up his thoughts on his city police department’s use-of-force policies as being stuck in the 19th century.