Prospective teachers who have passed the basic skills test (CBEST) and subject matter test (CSET) can qualify for a preliminary teaching credential by taking a year’s worth of courses and passing a performance assessment at one of 261 accredited teacher preparation programs. They then have five years to obtain a full or “clear” credential.
The $8.1 million aims to give the state’s largest student demographic group more opportunities to learn from a Latino or Hispanic teacher.
As districts expand bilingual programs, they're ramping up training so teachers who speak Spanish can teach Common Core and standards for English learners.
Colleges will have another option for a 4-year path to a teaching credential.
Parents described the nightmare of a child who is unable to learn to read and the need for schools to provide services to address dyslexia.
Gov. Jerry Brown has his own idea, using $11 million in federal funding.
To help solve California's math and science teacher shortage, new programs aim to help mid-career professionals switch careers.
The Trump Administration has proposed eliminating Title II teacher training programs in 2017-18.
Dr. Corinne Hyde talks about Common Core controversy, standards implementation, tests, curriculum materials and USC's online guide to the Common Core.
School employees in 25 school districts or county offices of education who want to become teachers are eligible to receive annual grants of up to $4,000 as part of an effort to add more teachers to the workforce.
Among the 211 districts that participated in the survey, 75 percent indicated having a shortage of qualified teachers for the current school year.
Despite an increase in the number of candidates in teacher preparation programs, too few are seeking careers in math and science.
Preschool teachers paid about half of what kindergarten teachers make.
Teachers' group aims to improve instruction for unique student populations.