Data Exclusive: 75 Percent of Black California Boys Don’t Meet State Reading Standards

Three of four African-American boys in California classrooms failed to meet reading and writing standards on the most recent round of testing, according to data obtained from the state Department of Education and analyzed by CALmatters.

Teacher tax cut bill clears finance committee

Senate Bill 807, also referred to as the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act, was voted on unanimously by the committee 6-0. Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) co-authored the bill.

An investment in teacher training would pay off for California: Guest commentary

EdVoice CEO, Bill Lucia, provides an op-ed on SB 807

Press Release – In Unanimous Vote, CA Senate Committee Passes Legislation to Invest in Teachers

In Unanimous Vote, CA Senate Committee Passes Legislation to Invest in Teachers EdVoice-Led Coalition Commends Legislators for Supporting SB 807 SACRAMENTO – EdVoice today commended all the members of the California Senate Governance and Finance Committee for passing SB 807, the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017. The bill passed the committee with a […]

Moorpark Acorn – Likes Senator’s Proposal

A letter to the Moorpark Acorn by parent Sean Cooper about his support for SB 807.

Press Release – EdVoice Responds to New State Commission Report on Teacher Shortage

The new report officially confirms the shortage is real and growing, and comes as EdVoice announces a coalition of 10 school and student advocacy organizations now in support of Senate Bill (SB) 807, a proposed solution to the state’s teacher shortage.