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.

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.

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.

Feb 10, 2015

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 becoming...

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...

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

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...

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.

Jan 22, 2010

A Contract for Parents?

A Contract for Parents?

Experts weigh in on whether contracts for parents make a difference

Top Stories
San Mateo Bridge Re-Opens on Memorial Day

San Mateo Bridge Re-Opens on Memorial Day

The San Mateo-Hayward Bridge re-opened early Monday morning, after closing for the second time this month as Caltrans crews resurfaced and treated the deck structure, as well as performed maintenance repairs.

Lee's Sandwiches Recalls Chicken, Beef, Pork: USDA

Lee's Sandwiches Recalls Chicken, Beef, Pork: USDA

Lee's Sandwiches, a popular Vietnamese sandwich shop based in Garden Grove, Calif., is recalling nearly a quarter million pounds of chicken, beef and pork products that were produced without being inspected, the...

Firefighters Battle San Jose Grass Fire

Firefighters Battle San Jose Grass Fire

About 20 fire engines and 100 fighters were on scene Sunday battling a fire near Quimby Road and East Capitol Expressway in San Jose.

Camp to Review Policies After Child Porn Arrest

Camp to Review Policies After Child Porn Arrest

Lax oversight and budget skimping may have made a beloved environmental camp in the West Valley foothills vulnerable to sexual predators.

Dead Juvenile Gray Whale Washes Up on Sonoma Coast

Dead Juvenile Gray Whale Washes Up on Sonoma Coast

The carcass of a 28-foot juvenile gray whale washed up on the Sonoma Coast Friday night or Saturday morning.