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Tuesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Jessica Aguirre

Jessica Aguirre

Jessica Aguirre co-anchors NBC Bay Area News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Tuesday, 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...

Friday, 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...

Wednesday, 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

Friday, 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...

Friday, 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.

Friday, Jan 22, 2010

A Contract for Parents?

A Contract for Parents?

Experts weigh in on whether contracts for parents make a difference

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Fire Breaks out at Berkeley Church Near UC

Fire Breaks out at Berkeley Church Near UC

Fire crews raced on Friday afternoon to battle a four-alarm fire at an iconic East Bay church just blocks away from the University of California at Berkeley campus.

Loma Fire Destroys Eight Homes, 4,300 Acres

Loma Fire Destroys Eight Homes, 4,300 Acres

The Loma Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains grew slowly overnight, scorching 4,300 acres by Friday morning, 200 acres more than the day before, Cal Fire said.

Nudist Resort Opens Doors to Fire Evacuees, Animals

Nudist Resort Opens Doors to Fire Evacuees, Animals

A nudist retreat nestled below the Santa Cruz Mountains is opening its door to all Loma Fire refugees - and their animals - as long as it takes to return to their homes.

No Charges for Man in Santa Hat Over Threats at BART

No Charges for Man in Santa Hat Over Threats at BART

A BART spokeswoman said a man, who a rider said was wearing a Santa hat and threatened to kill him while passing out anti-Semitic leaflets on cars at the Lafayette station, will not be charged with disturbing...

Trump Rallies After Early Tweetstorm on Ex-Miss Universe

Trump Rallies After Early Tweetstorm on Ex-Miss Universe

Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early-morning tweet-storm that dragged...

Gov. Brown Signs Sex Crime Bills Tied to Ex-Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner

Gov. Brown Signs Sex Crime Bills Tied to Ex-Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner

California governor OKs sex crime bills tied to case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner.