Wealthier districts tended to have fewer vacancies than those in low-income areas
The teachers union finds it 'improbable' that LAUSD was able to fill about 700 vacancies in the last week.
There are 40% more teachers in poor schools who lack the required qualifications than in the richest schools, an EdSource analysis found.
Credentialed staff have been redeployed to schools across the district as part of Superintendent Alberto Carvalho's 100-day plan.
An EdSource roundtable brought together diverse principals to discuss Covid, staff shortages and mental health — students', teachers' and their own.
We discuss how California school districts are working to prepare and retain more Black teachers, and a Black teacher shares his experience.
As California school districts face a severe substitute shortage, some district staff are playing musical chairs to fill positions.
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The RICA is outdated and discourages talented teachers, says long-time educator.
On March 3 four California school districts will ask California voters to tax themselves to pay for teacher housing through a general obligation bond.
The governor proposes $1.5 billion over 5 years on incentives for new teachers and grants managed by a small agency to fix highest poverty schools.
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.
Annual PACE/USC Rossier poll also finds support for increasing teacher pay, requiring ethnic studies and taking action to prevent gun violence.
Debate rages on about how to measure a teacher candidate’s ability to teach reading.