teachers

  • Report: CA Teacher Shortage Persists, Hits High-Poverty Schools Hardest

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In California and across the nation, districts are struggling to hire enough teachers. And the shortage is getting worse, according to a new report. There remains a supply gap of about 110,000 teachers nationwide as of last school year, primarily because more teachers are quitting or...
  • Teachers Praise CA Pension Fund Divestment from Private Prisons

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Teachers’ groups are praising a decision by their pension fund to eliminate its stock holdings in private prison companies. The California State Teachers Retirement System announced on Thursday that it will divest completely from investments in private prison companies within six...
  • Where Does School Money Go? Not To Teachers, Study Shows

    NAPSI There are a little over 3 million teachers in America’s public schools and for the majority of them, interacting with children is the best part of the job. That’s just as well, since for too many, salary and working conditions are pretty poor. In fact, for more than...
  • Arizona Teachers Continue Fight After Losing Chance at Ballot Initiative

    Katherine Davis-Young Public News Service PHOENIX — Teachers nationwide are wearing red today in support of public education. Here in Arizona, educators are vowing to continue to fight for better schools in the state, despite an education funding initiative that was blocked from ballots. The state Supreme Court last...
  • California Teachers Union Braces for High Court Decision

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California union leaders are speaking out as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case that could deal a big financial blow to public-sector unions and the causes they support. Arguments started Monday in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal...
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“Step into Teaching” event will offer guidance for prospective teachers

    SCCOE   SAN JOSE, CA –The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) will host “Step into Teaching: Opportunities in Silicon Valley Public Schools Event” on February 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, California 95131. According to the California Department of...
  • YOUR MIND CAN BE MADE MAGNIFICENT WITH YOUR GUIDANCE

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Summer is almost over. My teacher-friends are now pre-occupied with getting their classrooms ready for the coming academic year. Invariably, each of them will spend some of their own money to get needed supplies; El Observador Foundation, Inc. is providing the funds to purchase five...

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