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.

Jul 31, 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
Off-Duty Richmond Police Officer Killed at Vallejo Home

Off-Duty Richmond Police Officer Killed at Vallejo Home

An off-duty Richmond police officer was fatally shot at a home in Vallejo Thursday morning, Richmond police said. Neighbors said he lived there.

Human Remains With Gold Cap Dental Work Found

Human Remains With Gold Cap Dental Work Found

Human remains were found in the outskirts of Gilroy on Wednesday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.

President Obama Stays at Sheraton in Milpitas

President Obama Stays at Sheraton in Milpitas

After touching down at Moffett Field in Mountain View Wednesday, and hopefully having a good night sleep at the Sheraton Hotel in Milpitas, California, President Barack Obama plans to visit the Peninsula...

400 Repairs Needed After Deadly Balcony Collapse

400 Repairs Needed After Deadly Balcony Collapse

Inspectors performed in Berkeley since the deadly balcony collapse in Berkeley last summer revealed more than 400 buildings with balconies, stairways, decks and landings, need repairs, according to a city report...

'Hallelujah': Oregon Occupiers Turn Themselves In

'Hallelujah': Oregon Occupiers Turn Themselves In

The four remaining armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon have turned themselves in, according to a live stream of a telephone call with the protesters. David Fry, 27, turned himself in after...

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century...