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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.

Monday, Nov 6, 2017

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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More than 1,100 Bay Area Animals Find Their Forever Homes
More than 1,100 Bay Area Animals Find Their Forever Homes

Cats, dogs, rabbits and other animals, young and old, are waiting to be adopted into forever homes in the Bay Area on Saturday as a part of NBC Bay Area's #ClearTheShelters adoption initiative.

Smog, Smoke Prompt Spare the Air Alert for Weekend
Smog, Smoke Prompt Spare the Air Alert for Weekend

Continued smoke from Northern California wildfires, along with pollution from cars, has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a Spare the Air Alert for Sunday.

Why a Long-Weekend Trip to Juneau is Good for the Soul
Why a Long-Weekend Trip to Juneau is Good for the Soul

With calm ocean waters and energizing fresh air, take some time to rejuvenate this summer with Juneau’s number one attraction: Mother Nature

Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans
Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans

The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing. Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week's bid for a political comeback.

Shooting in Berkeley Leaves Three Injured
Shooting in Berkeley Leaves Three Injured

Two men were seriously injured and another suffered a minor injury after being shot in San Pablo Park in South Berkeley Saturday afternoon.

Animal Lovers Across the Country Help Clear the Shelters
Animal Lovers Across the Country Help Clear the Shelters

Jose and Tammy Vega arrived at the Camden County Animal Shelter in New Jersey early Saturday morning in search of a four-legged companion. The couple, who was first in line for today's Clear the Shelters event...