The Commission on Teacher Credentialing extends the deadline for candidates to complete required tests and approves coursework to replace some tests.
California teacher candidates no longer have to take two of the four tests usually required to earn a teaching credential.
California's legislators recommend approving a budget proposal that would reduce the number of tests required to earn a teaching credential.
A growing teacher shortage could make it difficult to reopen school campuses, which are required to have smaller class sizes.
Without school nurses, it will be teachers and other school staff who will decide if a sniffle is a symptom of Covid-19 or just hay fever.
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.
Who are California's teachers? How do they become teachers? Who awards them their credentials? Get the answers to these questions and more in this quick guide.
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