The Learning Policy Institute recommends teachers' professional development programs focus tightly on classroom subjects, allow for collaboration and provide lots of coaching.
Layoffs are local, but teacher shortages are statewide.
Amid the state's teacher shortage, California issued more than 10,200 intern credentials, permits and waivers to underprepared teachers so they could work in classrooms in 2015-16.
Among the 211 districts that participated in the survey, 75 percent indicated having a shortage of qualified teachers for the current school year.
Symposium speakers offer variety of opinions about state education reforms.
Current method doesn't credit progress by lowest and highest performing students.
California needs a preschool funding strategy that ensures quality, a new study says.
An LAO report says Legislature should avoid "broad statewide policies."
It will take a “cradle to career” approach to improving education outcomes.
The majority describe the shrinking supply of teachers as “very serious.”
Learning Policy Institute opens with Linda Darling-Hammond as CEO.