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 becoming...

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 promoting...

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
Attempted Child Assault at San Francisco Park: Police

Attempted Child Assault at San Francisco Park: Police

San Francisco police are investigating an attempted assault on a 7-year-old child, possibly inside a park bathroom.

NBC Bay Area's Holiday Food Drive Nets 17,000 Bags

NBC Bay Area's Holiday Food Drive Nets 17,000 Bags

Saturday marked the start of NBC Bay Area's and Safeway's big holiday food drive, where anchors, reporters, and volunteers spent the day collecting food donations.

Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools

Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools

Many parents across the Bay Area have no idea what's happening near their children's schools, and often times schools don't know either. NBC Bay Area's Jenna Susko reports in a story that aired November...

Fire Destroys Campbell Spa, No Injuries Reported

Fire Destroys Campbell Spa, No Injuries Reported

A spa employee and a customer were forced to flee Saturday morning after a fire broke out at a South Bay spa.

Elderly Man Killed in Fire at San Ramon Home; No Alarm

Elderly Man Killed in Fire at San Ramon Home; No Alarm

An elderly man was killed in a two-alarm house fire in San Ramon Saturday morning, a San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District spokeswoman said.

UC Berkeley Students Continue to Protest Fee Hikes

UC Berkeley Students Continue to Protest Fee Hikes

Student protesters remained inside buildings at two University of California campuses as their demonstrations against tuition hikes stretched into the weekend.