Children will be filling the halls of Oakland schools next week, but will there be teachers to greet them? A shortage of teachers has administrators scrambling to fill dozens of positions in the next few days.
Soma Mei Sheng Frazier is an award-winning author, professor and chair of the English and Humanities Department at Bay Area-based Cogswell College.
Even with assistance from local non-profits, like Teach for America, the city needs more educators at every level, particularly K-12.
Teachers from four high schools operated by the archdiocese rallied Wednesday afternoon in front of the chancery office, calling for a rejection of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s latest revision of the teacher handbook.
Oakland school teachers will receive a salary increase of at least 8 percent by next January under the terms of a tentative agreement with the school district that was reached just before midnight, the head of the teachers’ union said Thursday.
Superintendent Richard Carranza asked the school board permission to hire more uncredentialed teachers from Teach for America, a non-profit that puts college grads in classrooms across the country.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said he will not attend a march in Washington, DC rallying same-sex marriage opponents, days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears a crucial case.
Over 100 Local Catholic Leaders Sign Open Letter Urging Pope Francis To Oust San Francisco Archbishop Cordileone
More than 100 local leaders are calling on Pope Francis to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in an open letter that will appear in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle.
San Francisco Catholic Students Slam Morality Clauses In Latest Protest, Say Archbishop Is Out Of Step
Wearing black t-shirts with the hashtag #teachacceptance, students in high schools administrated by the Archdiocese of San Francisco once again voiced their displeasure Thursday night with Archbishop Salvatore Cordelione and his proposed morality clause.
More than 350 teachers in high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco signed a letter urging Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to drop proposed morality clauses from the teacher handbook.