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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, Nov 11, 2016

Jessica Aguirre

Jessica Aguirre

Jessica Aguirre is the 6 and 11 pm evening anchor at NBC Bay Area News and an Emmy award winning journalist.

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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