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
Small Plane Crashes in San Carlos

Small Plane Crashes in San Carlos

The pilot of a small plane that crashed Thursday shortly after taking off from the San Carlos airport walked away without any injuries, officials said.

Sunnyvale, VTA Work to Address Heavy Traffic Issues

Sunnyvale, VTA Work to Address Heavy Traffic Issues

Sunnyvale city leaders and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority officials on Thursday asked residents to weigh in on solutions for the so-called "The Mathilda Mess."

SFPD Now Equipped to Help Overdose Victims

SFPD Now Equipped to Help Overdose Victims

San Francisco police officers are being equipped with a new trauma kit to help overdose victims.

Student Fatally Shot at Savannah State University

Student Fatally Shot at Savannah State University

A college junior died after being shot Thursday night in Savannah State University’s student union building. Christopher Starks, a junior from the Atlanta area, died at a local hospital, the college said in...

CPUC to Hire Independent Panel for PG&E Audit

CPUC to Hire Independent Panel for PG&E Audit

The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted Thursday to launch a formal audit, investigating the corporate culture of PG&E.

Officer Kills Suspect Wielding Chain: OPD

Officer Kills Suspect Wielding Chain: OPD

A female officer responding to an assault in Oakland on Thursday morning ended up killing a suspect after the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him,...