For years the need for trained and qualified teachers has been growing in schools across California, especially in math and science.
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.
Two federal grants will help California recruit teachers and mental health professionals to rural schools.
The East Side Union High School District will put a $60 million general obligation bond on the March 3 ballot to pay for a 100-unit apartment complex for teachers and staff.
Facebook announced Thursday that it would donate the money to help Santa Clara County build up to 120 affordable apartments in Palo Alto.
CSU has also pledged $10 million to train more math and science teachers, but skeptics question whether that investment will be sufficient.
Three San Diego area community colleges will send 100 students annually to San Diego State’s bilingual credentials program.
Pomona Unified is rethinking professional learning in light of California’s Local Control Funding Formula.
Added funding will help recruit and provide financial support for students, as well as create new credential pathways.
As California schools move to implement new science standards, there will be an increased demand for teachers in a subject area where there is already a severe shortage.
Average wages of California teachers lag other college graduates by 16.2 percent.
Assemblywoman has introduced a bill that would ban some inexperienced teachers from schools with a high percentage of low-income students.
About half of new teachers hired in California classrooms are not fully credentialed.
In most LAUSD middle schools, the largest core classes have 37 kids — and can sometimes be as large as 46.