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Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST

Teacher's Aide Kept Working after Border Drug Bust

Teacher's Aide Kept Working after Border Drug Bust

A San Diego Unified special education aide continued working in the classroom after he was arrested at the border with more than $500,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 08:05 PM PST

Opposition to District Merger Proposal

Opposition to District Merger Proposal

A Chula Vista city councilwoman’s proposal to combine the Chula Vista and Sweetwater school districts is meeting opposition. The Chula Vista superintendent says he’s not interested. NBC 7’s Wendy Fry has more.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 07:41 AM PST

Proposal: Combine Chula Vista School Districts

Proposal: Combine Chula Vista School Districts

A Chula Vista City Councilmember has presented an idea that would change the way school districts in the city look.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 01:24 PM PST

Advanced Students Won't Get Left Behind by Common Core: SDUSD

Advanced Students Won't Get Left Behind by Common Core: SDUSD

The district admits they have been late in getting the message out to parents of advanced students.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:51 PM PST

Concern Over Common Core Math

Concern Over Common Core Math

Some San Diego parents have expressed concern that high school students who are advanced in math will be held back when the Common Core curriculum becomes fully implemented in the fall. But the San Diego Unified

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 09:44 PM PST

Parents Take Homework Challenge

Parents Take Homework Challenge

We’ve all heard the complaints about too much homework. With the new Common Core, focusing on critical thinking skills, some parents and students think the homework situation is only getting

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 08:25 PM PDT

SDUSD State of the District Preview

SDUSD State of the District Preview

Hundreds of teachers in the San Diego Unified School District came out to hear the State of the District address Tuesday night. NBC 7’s education reporter Rory Devine talks with Superintendent Cindy Marten.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:34 AM PDT

San Diego Unified Shuffles Teachers

San Diego Unified Shuffles Teachers

By Monday, the San Diego Unified School District will be done shuffling teachers among schools. As NBC 7's education reporter Rory Devine explains, it's all because of enrollment numbers.

Friday, Oct 11, 2013 at 07:23 PM PDT

School Study to Link Music to Learning

School Study to Link Music to Learning

NBC 7’s Rory Devine has been reporting on the “S.T.E.A.M.” program in schools, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Today, she takes us into an after-school program at...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 07:35 PM PDT

Knitting Helps Students Learn Basics

Knitting Helps Students Learn Basics

Knitting may result in more than just a warm scarf. These days, some educators are using knitting as a unique tool to teach students about reading, math, number and color patterns, which helps students gain...