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
Gold Nugget Thieves Ram SUV Into Museum

Gold Nugget Thieves Ram SUV Into Museum

Three people wearing ski masks and armed with at least one gun robbed San Francisco's Wells Fargo History Museum Tuesday morning after they rammed an SUV into the building and stole an undisclosed amount of gold...

Neighbor Hailed as Hero During Carport Fire

Neighbor Hailed as Hero During Carport Fire

A neighbor visiting a friend's baby at the hospital came home early Tuesday to find a carport on fire, and quickly alerted the residents inside a fourplex to get out to safety.

Street Race May Be to Blame For Pedestrian Death

Street Race May Be to Blame For Pedestrian Death

The drivers of two cars that might have been racing in East San Jose were taken into custody Monday afternoon following a fatal collision with a female pedestrian who was pinned against a tree, San Jose...

CHP Officer Injured in Car Fire on Bay Bridge

CHP Officer Injured in Car Fire on Bay Bridge

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a car fire on a Treasure Island ramp on the Bay Bridge Monday evening, a CHP spokesman said.

Pilot Rescued by Cruise Ship After Ditching Plane Over Pacific

Pilot Rescued by Cruise Ship After Ditching Plane Over Pacific

The pilot of a single-engine airplane from Tracy ran out of gas over the Pacific Ocean on his way to Hawaii, but he was able to ditch the plane in the water and then a cruise ship came to his rescue.

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities...