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Television Shows, News, and Programming

Friday, Mar 15, 2013 at 01:40 PM PDT

Calif. Students Missing Millions in Financial Aid

Calif. Students Missing Millions in Financial Aid

A new report from the nonprofit Education Trust-West reveals hundreds of millions of dollars in financial aid goes untapped by California students. Only about half of high school seniors who qualify for...

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:54 AM PST

Mountain View Startup Reaches Academic Milestone

Mountain View Startup Reaches Academic Milestone

Coursera, one of the largest platforms in the booming industry of online classes, earned academic legitimacy earlier this month when the American Council on Education recommended five of its free courses...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 10:22 AM PST

Bye Bye Bubble Tests?

Bye Bye Bubble Tests?

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson makes sweeping recommendations to overhaul California's standardized testing system.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 05:00 PM PST

Putting Kids on the College Track

Putting Kids on the College Track

The Bay Area nonprofit College Track helps students from under-served areas who are motivated to go to college. CEO David Silver and high school junior Emanual Hillman talk about the after-school program.

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."

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.

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