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
1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in SJ

1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in SJ

The drivers of two speeding cars are at large after one of their vehicles crashed into a light pole and ejected three people, leaving one person dead and two others injured, in San Jose early Saturday morning, a...

Avaya Stadium Hosts First Preseason MLS Soccer Game

Avaya Stadium Hosts First Preseason MLS Soccer Game

The San Jose Earthquakes' new home Avaya Stadium will host its first Major League soccer game Saturday night, a preseason game against the L.A. Galaxy.

Oakland Warehouse Fire Causes $500K in Damage

Oakland Warehouse Fire Causes $500K in Damage

A three-alarm fire at a one-story warehouse in Oakland Saturday morning resulted in an estimated $500,000 in damage, a fire official said.

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Police have arrested the mother of a 20-day-old boy found dead in a swampy area near the Sacramento River in Northern California.

San Jose Firefighter Hurt Battling 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

San Jose Firefighter Hurt Battling 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

A firefighter suffered a shoulder injury in a two-alarm apartment fire that started late Saturday morning in San Jose, a fire captain said.