IBM and San Jose State Partner to Advance Tech EducationSan Jose State University and IBM announced a strategic collaboration designed to provide today's students with advanced skills needed for high tech jobs of the future. Len Ramirez reports. (10-18-19)
High School Football Team Scores on Trick Play With Female Player's TD PassSeventeen-year-old Ariel Orona is the first female to throw a touchdown pass in the history of Silver Creek High School. She may be the first in the state. Don Ford reports. (10-17-19)
Teachers Become Super-Commuters To Work In San FranciscoMost people have that one teacher who changed the course of their life forever, but increasingly, students in the Bay Area are losing the opportunity to have that kind of relationship with an educator. Susie Steimle reports. (10-16-2019)
San Rafael School To Close Due To Low Enrollment Trend In Marin CountyStudent enrollment in San Rafael schools has dropped so much that the district will close one of its schools next year, the latest in a trend that’s happening throughout Marin County. John Ramos reports. (10-16-2019)
High Home Prices Likely A Factor In Proposed South Bay School ClosuresLast week, Evergreen School District board members voted to potentially close or consolidate three schools. The district has been losing students at a steady pace for years and is facing some painful decisions. Kiet Do reports. (10-14-2019)
1960s-Era Chicano Student Activists Celebrate Historic Graduation Protest at SJSUStudent activists from a half century ago are taking part in a milestone event at San Jose State University. Len Ramirez reports. (10-11-19)
Power Shutdown Forces UC Berkeley to Cancel ClassesWith classes canceled due to the PG&E power shutdown, the Cal campus was almost deserted Thursday. John Ramos reports. (10-10-19)
High School Students Create Nonprofit To Get Other Teens Into Computer ScienceWorking out of a family garage, two teenaged friends are making it possible for thousands of students to get real-world experience in computer science. Sharon Chin reports. (10-9-2019)
UC Santa Cruz STEM Student Seeks To Honor Her Father's MemoryAs a young teen, Ysabella Donlan watched a close family member battle addiction. But this Students Rising Above scholar is now using that experience as inspiration to help others. Christin Ayers reports. (10-7-2019)
Middle School Students Attend Concord School With No Running WaterParents in Concord had to go to the county health department to shut down a school with no running water. Emily Turner reports. (10-4-19)
Students Demand Improved Traffic Controls for Dangerous Oakland School ZoneAt the corner of 22nd and Foothill near Oakland's Garfield Elementary, students are demanding change after Huong Truong was hit and killed walking her four-year-old niece home from school. Andria Borba reports. (10-4-19)
Winemaker To Be Sentenced In College Admissions ScandalAgustin Huneeus, who has pleaded guilty to bribery in the nationwide college admissions scandal, is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday. (10/4/19)
Neighbors Near Antioch School Where Shots Were Fired Express Safety ConcernsAntioch residents say multiple rounds of gunfire sent kids running for cover at Black Diamond Middle School on Wednesday. Andria Borba reports. (10-3-19)
San Jose State Accused Of Not Doing Enough For Homeless StudentsSan Jose State University is accused of falling short when it comes to helping homeless students. Len Ramirez reports. (10-2-2019)
San Francisco Opera Guild Brings Music Education To ChildrenThe San Francisco Opera Guild is celebrating its 80th Anniversary. Opera Guild president Mary Poland and Caroline Altman, Director of Education talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the Guild's mission, bringing music education to K-12 students since 1939.
Stanford Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Of StartX With ExpoStanford is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of StartX, its innovation community. The university hosted a campus demo day on Sunday for entrepreneurs to show off their latest inventions. Kiet Do reports. (9-29-2019)
Parents Split Over Planned Closure of Two Oakland SchoolsParents at Kaiser Elementary have been fighting the Oakland school district to stop the closure but, about 9 miles away in the heart of East Oakland, a middle school is also closing yet those parents haven't resisted the merger. Da Lin reports. (9-27-19)
Presentation High in San Jose Launches Sexual Abuse ProbeSan Jose's Presentation High School is launching an independent investigation into years of alleged sexual misconduct by members of its staff. Several vicitms have accused the all-girl, Catholic high school of covering up the abuse. Devin Fehely reports. (9-27-19)
Nonprofit Bikes for Kids Stolen in AlamedaAlameda police are looking for a large U-haul truck stolen from outside Maya Lin elementary school. The truck was full of bikes used to teach students how to ride. (9-26-19)
Redwood City School District To Install Vape Detectors At Largest Middle SchoolThe Redwood City School District Board of Trustees voted Wednesday night to install eight vape detectors at the district's largest comprehensive middle school. Maria Medina reports. (9-25-2019)
Berkeley Nonprofit Teaches Computer Skills To Help Unemployed Land JobsFor equipping society's most vulnerable with basic vocational skills, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Mansour Id-Deen. Sharon Chin reports. (9-25-2019)
1st In Family To Reach College, Oakland Scholar Nears Graduation After Early StrugglesWhen she started at University of California, San Diego, Marlen Canales experienced more than her fair share of first-year college jitters. Christin Ayers reports.
South Bay Teachers Share Housing Struggle Stories At Santa Clara County Town HallSeveral South Bay teachers shared their stories of struggle during a Santa Clara County town hall meeting discussing how the housing crisis affects them Tuesday evening. Maria Medina reports. (9-17-2019)
Cell Phone Ban At San Mateo High School Receiving Positive FeedbackThe assistant principal of San Mateo High School said Monday that students are still getting used to the no cell phone policy implemented in the beginning of the school year, but they've received positive feedback from teachers so far. Maria Medina reports. (9-16-2019)

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