October 27, 2022
Accreditation of California teacher preparation programs will hinge on whether they follow new literacy standards that focus more intensely on foundational reading skills.
September 14, 2022
The teacher shortage prompted California lawmakers to ease testing requirements, waive exam fees and begin new programs to recruit and retain teachers.
September 13, 2022
A course on plastic pollution was designed to both boost English learners' language skills and help teachers learn strategies to support these students.
September 7, 2022
Inclusivity and culturally relevant learning experiences should not be left to chance. The Commission on Teacher Credentialing should quickly approve the updated standards for the teaching profession.
August 18, 2022
After decades of underfunding its public schools, California's investments in equity and literacy are showing progress.
August 4, 2022
There are 40% more teachers in poor schools who lack the required qualifications than in the richest schools, an EdSource analysis found.
June 30, 2022
Database shows percentage of classes taught by teachers with the different qualifications.
June 24, 2022
School districts struggle to hire bilingual teachers in all languages, but the shortage is more severe for teachers fluent in Asian languages.
June 22, 2022
Funding to train teachers and build school districts' capacity to provide high-quality instruction in math and science is a priority in Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget, but not in the Legislature's. The governor is right.
June 13, 2022
For long-term and lasting solutions, we must attract more young people to enter the teaching profession and give them the training and support they need to succeed.
June 8, 2022
A new teaching residency in California targets Black student success.
May 3, 2022
State and federal legislators must enact measures to alleviate the conditions causing California teachers to quit. The public must demand action before we can't even keep our schools open.
April 24, 2022
Schools that continue to dole out punishment for minor “infractions” end up producing the very thing they wanted to attack: more bad behavior.
April 20, 2022
Some experts say California needs to expand the number of programs that offer bilingual teaching authorizations and recruit new potential teachers.