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June 25, 2020
The new California budget makes it easier for teacher candidates affected by coronavirus-related closures to complete credentials.
May 30, 2020
Newsom issued an executive order suspending state-required tests for teacher candidates on track to complete their teacher preparation programs.
May 14, 2020
The proposed cuts — $915 million — are more than the amount spent for teacher development in the five previous years combined.
May 8, 2020
The authors of the bills say the legislation is needed to help teacher candidates complete their credentials during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 24, 2020
Teacher preparation programs will decide if candidates can get their credentials with fewer student teaching hours, formal observations
April 17, 2020
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.
March 12, 2020
The RICA is outdated and discourages talented teachers, says long-time educator.
February 18, 2020
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.
February 12, 2020
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.
February 7, 2020
The results are the first set of scores for a new test aligned with California’s new science standards.
January 23, 2020
Debate rages on about how to measure a teacher candidate’s ability to teach reading.
January 10, 2020
The number of new special education teachers working without a full credential hit 5,196 in 2017-18 — the highest number in a decade.
January 8, 2020
More than 2,000 bus drivers, clerks, custodians and teacher aides are earning bachelor’s degrees and teaching credentials.
November 22, 2019
Uncredentialed teachers are concentrated where students struggle academically; the State Board may soon have data to support a teacher equity index.
November 8, 2019
A new Legislative Analyst’s Office report is intended to provide a “high level review” for the Legislature as it considers overdue reforms.