A vision screening pilot program for young children has launched in Silicon Valley and uses high-tech cameras, not the old hand-over-eye charts.
A vigil was held Monday front of the supermarket where Michaela Garecht was taken 24 years ago. Meanwhile, police said DNA test results on a bone fragment that possibly linked to the case will be delayed.
State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is pushing for a new bill that would put less emphasis on student test scores when doling out report cards for schools in the state.
The monitors are not designed to test for many of the pollutants that surface following refinery fires like the recent one at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
The tests looked at 23 compounds classified by the state as contaminants. The results showed 22 compounds came up safe and one didn’t. That one is called Acrolein, which is like a formaldehyde, a by-product of combustion that can cause eye, skin and breathing problems.
Genentech is studying whether intervention can stop Alzheimer’s from developing in people genetically predisposed to the disease.
A Northern California teacher who allegedly gave her students advance copies of questions on a state biology test is on paid administrative leave and will resign at the end of the school year.
Despite deep cuts to public education, California’s standardized test scores have gone up for the ninth year in a row.
A San Jose hospital is one of ten across the country testing a new technology that could help paralyzed patients walk.
Some Palo Alto parents want the school district to take immediate action to address academic stress among high school students. The group is called “We Can Do Better Palo Alto,” and was formed after four Gunn High School students committed suicide in 2009.