A waiver that allows teacher candidates to teach while completing required exams and courses is the latest action to ease teaching requirements.
If legislators agree with the proposal, teacher candidates will no longer have to take two of the tests currently required to earn a credential.
A critical shortage of substitute teachers is making it difficult for some school districts to stay open or to reopen later this school year.
Under the new standards, special education teachers will be able to co-teach in “mainstream” classrooms.
Three bills that would have allowed California teachers to take fewer tests to prove they are ready to teach died Monday.
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The new California budget makes it easier for teacher candidates affected by coronavirus-related closures to complete credentials.
Newsom issued an executive order suspending state-required tests for teacher candidates on track to complete their teacher preparation programs.
The authors of the bills say the legislation is needed to help teacher candidates complete their credentials during the coronavirus pandemic.
Teacher preparation programs will decide if candidates can get their credentials with fewer student teaching hours, formal observations
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing will vote on staff recommendations that would allow teacher candidates to become classroom teachers even though they have been unable to complete all credentialing requirements.
The RICA is outdated and discourages talented teachers, says long-time educator.
Debate rages on about how to measure a teacher candidate’s ability to teach reading.
The number of new special education teachers working without a full credential hit 5,196 in 2017-18 — the highest number in a decade.
More than 2,000 bus drivers, clerks, custodians and teacher aides are earning bachelor’s degrees and teaching credentials.