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Friday, Sep 25, 2015 at 01:02 PM PDT

Funding Formula for Local Schools Rolls Out

Funding Formula for Local Schools Rolls Out

One of the biggest changes to school funding in 40 years is underway but odds are, you've never heard of it. California's Local Control Funding Formula means more money and more decisions for local school...

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 09:58 AM PDT

Getting a Jump on Going to College

Getting a Jump on Going to College

Many high school students turn to private college counselors for help in their junior year. But a growing number of kids are working with college counselors earlier. Some start as early as middle school.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 07:24 PM PDT

School Design Inspired by Google

School Design Inspired by Google

The Cove School, a new public elementary school in Corte Madera, was inspired by the flexible open work spaces at Google. Jessica Aguirre reports.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 07:15 PM PDT

Redesigning the SAT

Redesigning the SAT

The College Board will roll out changes to the SAT next year, taking steps to level the playing field for all test takers and addressing the inequities created by high-priced test preparation. Jessica Aguirre...

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 04:07 PM PDT

More on the New SAT

More on the New SAT

Michael McCawley, director of admissions at the University of California Santa Cruz, joins NBC Bay Area news anchor Jessica Aguirre to talk about UC’s response to the new SAT, and his tips for applying to UC.

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Lengthy Standoff Underway at South San Jose Hotel
Lengthy Standoff Underway at South San Jose Hotel

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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in South San Jose
Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in South San Jose

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Golden Gate Bridge Reports Less Suicides, Credits Officers
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UC Berkeley Student Detained by ICE Returns to Bay Area

A UC Berkeley student held by immigration authorities in San Diego and released Wednesday arrived back in the Bay Area on Sunday.