Under the California Education Code, teachers on extended medical leave pay for the substitutes replacing them. The cost is deducted from their paychecks.
The goal would be to boost salaries of every teacher who is paid less than workers in other professions with comparable credentials and experience in their respective states.
Harris’ proposal would have Washington play a role in an area of school funding where the federal government has historically played almost none.
In some cases, the diversity gap between teachers and students in California has widened.
Webinar series looks at teacher recruitment and preparation, professional learning, appraisal and feedback, and career ladders in top-performing countries and U.S.
Teachers say they're spending hundreds out of pocket to pay for science experiment supplies.
Will social and emotional learning turn out to be just a fad? Researchers propose strategies to prevent that fate.
Teachers comment on curricula, instructional materials, tests, student achievement data, and accountability in Center on Education Policy report.
The CalSTRS board lowered its projected annual return from investments to 7 percent, requiring bigger contributions.
“The push is on to protect schools from privatization as well as to create safe spaces for immigrants, women and minorities,” said California Teachers Association President Eric Heins.
David B. Cohen profiles some of the state's best teachers in his new book.
A new campaign reminds teachers of their positive impact on students who have been abused or have witnessed violence.
The videos are designed to help teach social and emotional skills.
Teachers value activities that are aligned to curriculum, which they choose.