Sacramento district can’t find enough teachers, so it turns to Philippines for help

Officials at the Sacramento City Unified School District took an international field trip to the Philippines this year – to hire teachers.

What exactly is an ‘ineffective teacher?’ California’s definition doesn’t include measures of performance

Even after years of debate and litigation over teacher evaluations and tenure, California had no official definition of what constituted a bad educator — until now.

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 […]