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Television Shows, News, and Programming

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 04:56 PM PST

Inside EdSurge

Inside EdSurge

Betsy Corcoran, co-founder and CEO of EdSurge, talks about the online education clearinghouse and the growth of ed-tech companies.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 04:24 PM PDT

Pulling the Parent Trigger

Pulling the Parent Trigger

Ben Austin, executive director of Parent Revolution, talks about the first-ever use of the controversial parent trigger law in Adelanto, California.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:28 PM PDT

Taking a Course at Coursera

Taking a Course at Coursera

Founders Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller say their web site, which offers university classes online for free, reached one million users faster than Facebook.

Monday, Oct 29, 2012 at 04:26 PM PDT

"How Was School Today?" "Fine."

"How Was School Today?"    "Fine."

The founder of Hand in Hand Parenting, Patty Wipfler, talks about how to encourage children to open up after the school day.

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 03:54 PM PDT

East Bay School for Boys

East Bay School for Boys

Head of School Jason Baeten and four students from EBSB talk about their independent middle school's unique approach to learning.

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 02:52 PM PDT

An Investigative Unit Report

An Investigative Unit Report

Jenna Susko finds major reporting errors in the state database that's supposed to track dangerous schools in California.

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT

Dispelling Common Myths About Homework

Dispelling Common Myths About Homework

Denise Pope, cofounder of Challenge Success at Stanford University, talks about the unexpected findings of her research into the benefits of homework.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 04:08 PM PDT

ScholarMatch Connects College Students with Donors Online

ScholarMatch Connects College Students with Donors Online

Incoming college freshman Jorge Lopez and Diana Adamson, executive director of ScholarMatch, explain how the San Francisco-based nonprofit matches college students in need of financial assistance with donors...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 01:44 PM PDT

State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson

State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson

Tom Torlakson talks about California's rising standardized test scores, targeted funding that pours extra resources into under-performing schools, and ongoing efforts to improve the state's teacher dismissal...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 01:38 PM PDT

Torlakson Weighs in on the Ballot Propositions

Torlakson Weighs in on the Ballot Propositions

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson endorses both Proposition 30 and Proposition 38, saying the two ballot measures are critical to avoid more cuts to public schools. Part two of a...

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