Choice of Linda Darling-Hammond sends the message that Newsom is seeking continuity on the state board.
The teacher shortage has worsened in recent years as state funding for education improved and districts began lowering class sizes and bringing back programs, increasing the demand for teachers, according to new studies.
Linda Darling-Hammond, chair of teacher credentialing commission, calls the state assessment out of date and not a good predictor of classroom performance.
San Diego, Los Angeles and Fresno make notable growth among urban districts in the 2017 NAEP.
The State Board of Education should approve the revised Every Student Succeeds Act state plan without delay.
Webinar series looks at teacher recruitment and preparation, professional learning, appraisal and feedback, and career ladders in top-performing countries and U.S.
Special education teachers will again be qualified to teach in general education classrooms.
If schools could improve their work environments, and stop the flood of teachers leaving the field, the teaching shortage would go away, according to a report from the Learning Policy Institute.
High quality teaching is key to student success in high-performing countries and school systems, study finds.
The incentive is aimed at increasing the number of math, science, bilingual education and special education teachers.
It also decides which schools' English learners will fall in the accountability system's low-performing "red zone."
State Board of Education should change how the progress of English learners is measured to make the system more fair.
The final report comes amid suggestions that the administration of Donald Trump will be less aggressive about enforcing civil rights laws in schools and colleges.
Among the 211 districts that participated in the survey, 75 percent indicated having a shortage of qualified teachers for the current school year.
Seven Californians are on the Aspen Institute commission.